Like every other 19 year old, the first thing I do when I wake up is check my social media. Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Pinterest (don’t hate me okay). Before I’ve even got out of bed or done any action of the day I’ve immersed myself into hundreds of lives of people, many whom I’ve […]Read more "Social Media: Persona vs Person"
So backpacking is one of those standard ‘gap yah’ rituals and honestly my favourite possible way to travel. Having all your possessions on your back is one of the most liberating and freeing feelings and perfect for the more adventure seeking travellers. That being said it is by no means for the light hearted and […]Read more "Gap Year Diaries – 6 things you should know before you go backpacking "
A ‘Gap Year’ is a very interesting and often divisive concept. In many parts of Europe and Australia a gap year is standard procedure, a time to travel, self-improve and relax before university. My experience however had been a little bit different and in Yr 13 I frequently remember having conversations like this with aunties/ […]Read more "Gap Year Diaries-Teaching English in Bali"
2016, depending on your political point of view, has either been an appalling or landmark year for democracy. Farage heralded that the 23rd of June should be renamed our ‘independence day’ and Trump’s victory was set to reclaim political power from the ‘elite’ to the ‘people’. But the result of this increase in political activism […]Read more "Democracy- The greatest death of 2016?"
In the early hours of Wednesday the 9th of November the most divisive, hyperbolic and scandalous US presidential election ever witnessed in modern history finally came to an end. Donald Trump, billionaire Washington outsider, overwhelmingly won the electoral college votes contrary to almost every poll and prediction. The campaign itself revealed enough unsettling and downright […]Read more "Trump, Brexit & the breakdown of the Establishment"