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A Utopian Dystopia – Real Life and Every Secret Thing

I spent yesterday hanging out with my girl Genna – a fellow American in London, we decided to ‘celebrate’ by drinking in Hampstead Heath. And what beautiful weather we had! Two bottles of prosecco + strawberries + crisps & hummus = a perfect Saturday. But what I love most about hanging out with Genna is how easy it is to talk to her. We’ve got similar tastes and political leanings, but are different enough to balance each other out, and honest enough with each other to keep our friendship in check. We talk about a lot of things, but one thing we talked about was girl-girl friendships; what they need to for longevity, and to remain healthy and happy! This morning I watched a film called Every Secret Thing based on a novel by Laura Lippman. The film doesn’t get great reviews, but I loved it. I watched it with my flatmate and friend, and we remarked on something really interesting – the film is pretty diverse, and pretty feminist. The two (arguably three) main couples are all interracial. …