Marine Ourahli



Shaving away the shame

8th March 2022

Writer Marine Ourahli explores the origins of women’s hair removal Hair removal is not a new creation of our society, there is evidence of women’s hair removal throughout history. Of course, the reasons were diverse, in prehistoric times it was to prevent insects from nesting in the hair. In ancient Egypt, hair removal was a ...


Review: West Side Story

30th January 2022

Marine reflects on the 2021 reboot of a thematically rich musical classic, as re-imagined by prolific director Steve Spielberg. After the 1961 Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’ film, West Side Story became a true classic of the musical genre, and the newest adaptation of Steven Sondheim’s musical success by Steven Spielberg stuns. I have to ...