Emily Fletcher

SEO Specialist

United Kingdom

BA English Literature Graduate and SEO Specialist for BeMySocial.

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Darlingzine
11/09/2022
IS VEGAN LEATHER ETHICAL?

Vegan leather has become one of the most commonly used materials from plants - but how ethical is it? First of all, what is vegan leather? The term vegan leather refers to materials that mimic leather but are made from synthetic or plant materials instead of animals.

Darlingzine
09/28/2022
GOD SAVE OUR QUEEN: THE IMPACT OF THE QUEEN'S DEATH ON SOCIETY

by Emily Fletcher As a result of Queen Elizabeth II's death on September 8th, 2022, protesters were arrested, hospital appointments were cancelled, food banks closed, and taxpayers' money was spent on the funeral... So, what does the queen's death mean for Britain?

Darlingzine
09/18/2022
THE COST OF LIVING CRISIS: "IT ALL JUST FEELS LIKE IT'S DOWNHILL FROM HERE"

by Emily Fletcher In 2022, the Office for National Statistics disclosed that domestic gas prices have increased by 96% and domestic electricity prices by 54%. As well, 89% of adults in Great Britain reported an increase in their cost of living. There is an inevitable feeling of anxiety and fear felt by everyone.

Darlingzine
08/17/2022
Racing to the Grave: The Cruel Reality of Horse Racing

by Emily Fletcher TW: DISCUSSION OF ANIMAL ABUSE No matter what the results of horse racing season, there's one thing you can count on - horses will suffer. The reality of horse racing is often overlooked by the public, it's not all posh hats and champagne flutes.

Darlingzine
08/02/2022
WHAT THE WOMEN'S EURO'S HAS DONE FOR GENDER EQUALITY

by Emily Fletcher On the 31st of July 2022, Chloe Kelly threw off her shirt in celebration of scoring the winning goal for the Women's European Championship. 87,192 fans cheering at the top of their lungs, launching pints from stand to stand as Sweet Caroline echoes the stadium...

Darlingzine
07/26/2022
YOU SHOULD BE CONCERNED BY THE WEATHER, HERE'S WHY.

by Emily Fletcher As much as we Brits love a beer garden, we must take off our sunglasses and see the reality. The world is burning. This week, the UK reached a 40°C temperature for the first time. Coningsby in Lincolnshire recorded a high of 40.3°C - smashing the previous record of set at Cambridge Botanic Garden back in 2019.

Darlingzine
07/07/2022
THE OVERTURNING OF ROE V. WADE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

by Emily Fletcher There was no surprise for women all across the world when Roe v. Wade was overturned on June 24th. Yet again, women are being told what to do with their bodies. THE HISTORY OF ROE V. WADE Roe v. Wade was a landmark legal decision which was issued on January 22, 1973.

Contemporary Fashion
07/07/2022
IN CONVERSATION WITH THANDI: FOUNDER OF TANDI FASHION - Contemporary Fashion

Tandi Fashion is a contemporary and sustainable fashion brand, that empowers women through their uniquely designed, East-African-inspired clothes. They do not follow fashion trends, in fact, when a specific design sells out, a new print is introduced. As a result, each pattern is unique, a limited edition, while reducing waste!

SfS
07/04/2022
The plastic pandemic: COVID-19's impact on plastic pollution

COVID-19 is a disruptive event with significant impacts beyond those related to health and our economy. It has been very complex to deal with. In response to COVID-19, people are using more products made from long-lasting single-use plastics, such as masks, gloves, and certain types of packaging, causing increased greenhouse gas emissions.

SfS
05/29/2022
The Rise of Fake Sustainable Brands

Nowadays, sustainable and climate-conscious produced products are becoming easily accesible. However, only last year did the Changing Markets Foundation issue a report revealing that almost 60% of all sustainable claims by both European and UK fashion brands are false.

Contemporary Fashion
05/29/2022
IS KIM KARDASHIAN A SUITABLE FACE FOR BEYOND MEAT? - Contemporary Fashion

The reality TV star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian announced on recently that she is Beyond Meat's new Chief Taste Consultant. But is she ethically suitable for this role? Back in 2019, Kim released her shapewear and loungewear brand SKIMS, which essentially broke the internet.

Contemporary Fashion
05/24/2022
Why Is Fast Fashion The Easier Option?

Although fast fashion is undoubtedly unethical, its purpose is to make clothing accessible to all. The question is, how did we get to the point where we need to harm the planet to afford the clothing we want?

SfS
05/09/2022
Vegan Ink: How Tattoos Have Environmentally Progressed

You may be thinking, vegan ink? And I can confirm it actually does exist, and has become quite the phenomenon among tattoo enthusiasts. Nowadays, it's quite easy to find a tattoo artist that specialises in vegan tattoos, with tattooing and veganism both being a commitment to life, it was only a matter of time before both communities merged together.

SfS
05/01/2022
THE MOST CLIMATE-CONSCIOUS DRAG QUEENS

These most climate-conscious drag queens should not be missed by anyone who loves drag and the environment. Known for being fierce, opinionated, and climate-conscious these are just a handful of drag queens who are using their platform to promote everything green! BIMINI BON-BOULASH (THEY/THEM) Bimini Bon-Boulash is a British drag queen and the plant-based princess of East London.

SfS
04/11/2022
Low Effort Habits to be a More Sustainable Student

When you're a student, sustainability may not be your priority. You have a lot to balance, such as a social life, academia, part-time jobs, dealing with moving away from home, and so on. On top of that, your finances may be at their lowest point ever.

University of Sheffield
12/07/2021
#PostYourPill: Sheffield students react to Dr.Alex's mental health campaign

'He's normalising the elements of mental health that are not talked about enough' Last week, Dr Alex George, the UK's Youth Mental Health Ambassador, posted a photo to Instagram of himself holding a pill. He captioned the image with details of his own personal journey with mental health, explaining that he takes medication alongside therapy and self care to help with anxiety.

University of Sheffield
12/16/2021
The Sheffield Tab's guide to breakfast in the city

Feeling peckish? Here are seven of our favourite breakfast hotspots in Sheffield. One thing that Sheffield does best, is breakfast. The Steel City is complete with numerous places for you to enjoy, whether you need a quiet study space or you're catching brunch with the gang.

University of Sheffield
12/21/2021
Five of our favourite tattoo studios in Sheffield

Before committing to the ink, it's important to pick the right studio for you... Getting a tattoo can be both an exciting and a nerve wracking experience. It's important to make sure you have researched which tattoo studio is going to work best for you and create your perfect piece of body art.