Lifestyle

  • Amazon Rainforest: what we know and what we can do - By this point, you’ve probably seen it all over your socials- the shocking, horrible pictures of the burning Amazon rainforest. After close to three weeks of radio silence by the media, the truth of what is happening in the world’s largest rainforest has finally come to light; massive, destructive wildfires affecting approximately 640 MILLION ACRES […]
  • Things I Genuinely Enjoy About Office Culture - Anyone who knows me, knows that one of my favourite things to do is complain about the fact that I have to have a job.  Sure, we would all love to be endlessly rich without having to lift a finger, but for most of us, this is not a possibility. Having worked in offices since […]
  • A Geordies life in London - Math, science, spelling and basically anything that uses the left side of the brain is not my forte if I say do say so myself! However, the right side of my brain has always been a kind friend to me; the arts have constantly been a part of my life (CUE X-FACTOR  MUSIC) and I […]
  • Roof East, a perfect place for summer! - Booze, games and sun. Three beautiful words that just look so good together and feel good together. Roof east ticks all three boxes. Based in Stradford, this rooftop playground for adults is exactly what you need this summer. Not only does it have space to jump around like a big kid it has games to […]
  • My London Journey: Small Town to The Big City - London is like Marmite – you either love it or hate it. Personally, I love it but the glitz and glam of the city definitely wears off when you’re fighting your way onto the Northern line for the 200th time this year. Growing up in a small village there wasn’t very much around. No neighbours, […]
  • The Five’s Top Guys Swimwear - It is time to jump in the deep end with you boys and show you The Five’s favourite swimwear pieces for men at the moment. A Day’s March, Coral Swim Shorts – £45 Arket, Recycled Material Swim Shorts – £35 Asos, Swim Shorts in Black – £12 COS, Swim Shorts in Navy – £39 Reiss, […]
  • My London Journey: Tips From a Real Foreigner - Growing up in a really (REALLY) small country on the other side of the world, nothing was ever quite enough for me. I wanted more- more culture, more music, more travel, more passion, more fun, more wearing of shoes in public places. New Zealand in the 90s and early 00s was a sleepy, quiet little […]
  • Lovebox 2019: One Tasty Bite-Sized Festival - It’s been a hectic summer for us here at The Five, and to end festival season with a bang, it was time for us to check out Lovebox. On a beaut London day, we headed to Gunnersbury Park, none of us knowing what to expect- but all we can say is Lovebox is one tasty […]
  • Accepting that sometimes you look like shit, and that’s okay - Look, we all get it. We want to look fly as hell, all the time, all the places, and for all the people.  Catch me out here lookin like an insta influencer: ‘Oh who’s that, an A list celebrity?’  ‘No, that’s Vikki, she’s just off to the shops for a pint of milk’  What. A. […]
  • “Help I Sexted My Boss” Podcast review - “Help I Sexted My Boss” is a chuckle and a half. Two polar opposites host the show; Jordan North, a Radio One DJ and presenter, and William Hanson, who is one of the UK leading etiquette experts. Chalk and cheese, right!? The chemistry between the two is uncanny, and all you want is to hear […]