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Locke Self-Care Living

Words and photography by Emily Nardini 2020 has been a sh*t show. Let’s not beat around the prickly bush. In this ‘unique’ time, we’ve all had ups and downs even more so. Relationships got better or didn’t survive. Safe jobs have gone or grafting more than ever. The one thing that we’ve all improved or […]

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Rest in Power, Ruth Bader Ginsburg: UV’s favourite quotes by the feminist powerhouse

Words by Siân Irvine Last week, we sadly lost Ruth Bader Ginsburg- legal, cultural and feminist icon.To honour her legacy, UV has compiled our favourite quotes by the legendary Supreme Court Justice.Remember ladies: if you have a credit card in your own name, your own credit history, if you have leased or bought property in […]

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Jes Faye – In My Feelings

Words by Emily Nardini Featured on UV previously (check out the ‘Underrated Singers of Instagram’ blog post) – Jes Faye continues her angelic vocals on her most recent single ‘In My Feelings’ If you don’t have the run down on this singer-songwriter gem, she was once a glamour model. She’s graced the pages of Sixty6, […]

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The SATC Way of Single

Words by Emily Nardini Lockdown has me heavily invested in watching ‘Sex and The City’ seasons. Especially as a almost 30 year old single lady, this show hits home like never before. I’ve come to the conclusion I’m definitely a Carrie mixed in with Miranda whereas in my early 20’s I was a Samantha yearning […]

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Cam Girls to Stars

Words and photography by Emily Nardini It’s 2020 and I believe the taboo of girls choosing cam work as their main source of income and not slaving away at an office job is fading (UV would like to think so anyways especially as we have to stay at home at the moment, like do you […]

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A Life Illustrated

Words and illustrations by Siân Irvine One thing that lockdown has taught me is that it’s never too late to try something new. When you have the time, the world is your oyster. I’ve found a passion for illustration and drawing during this time which has been massively keeping me afloat. Every day, every hour- […]

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The UV Guide to Staying Inside

Words by Siân Irvine Illustrations by Tishk Barzanji Let’s face it, life is weird right now. Self isolation is not something we have not experienced before, and many of us are unsure of how to do it “properly”. So… welcome to THE UV GUIDE TO STAYING INSIDE. Our guide on how to not only stay […]

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Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Words by Emily Nardini March 6th 2020, I went to a SWA (Swindon’s Women’s Aid) invite only event highlighting the town’s plans on how to raise awareness on Domestic Violence within our community/local businesses. In honour of International Women’s Month, UV needs to address the ongoing serious issue 1 in 4 women in the UK […]

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Fem Thrills for Shrill

Words by Emily Nardini When you look up the word ‘Shrill’ – it’s defined as high-pitched and piercing. ‘Shrill’ is a fem-witty comedy series that UV have watched currently on BBC iPlayer. We can totally see why the programme has the given name of ‘Shrill’ – a high-pitched and piercing voice demanding equality? Yes, yes […]

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