For the last three years, the media in Britain has been dominated by one word which, even just four years ago, meant nothing. Brexit has taken over our TVs, our newspapers and our minds, creating a nation split almost exactly down the middle, and yet strangely united in both our confusion and disbelief, and in … Continue reading I Will Not be Silenced: The Effects Brexit is Having on All of Us
I haven’t written in so long — not for myself, at any rate. Sure, I’ve had essays flying out of my ears — an expression I wish to propel back into widespread use —, and an endless quantity of notes, revision materials and the like. Amongst it all, I’ve had very little time to write … Continue reading What Have A-Levels Taught Me?
For the last three years, Brexit has dominated the political sphere within the UK, creating division, fear and a huge question for many Brits about their own perception of national identity. It is the driving force behind increased political engagement within the country, with, for example, more young people than ever involving themselves in political … Continue reading Brexit, the European Union and Multilateralism in International Politics
For young people across the globe, regardless of background, ethnicity or beliefs, politics is becoming a fundamental centre point of our lives, dictating and influencing the way we think, act and, for those old enough, vote. I have actively avoided political comments on this blog, not because of a lack of interest in the topic; … Continue reading Introduction to Political Posts, and an Outline of my Political Views
2018 has been a phenomenal year for all kinds of reasons, one of which being the music released in the last 12 months. This year, I have enjoyed so many new songs and albums, from newly-discovered artists to all-time favourites. Many of you will know how much I love and obsess over music, and 2018 … Continue reading My 2018 … in Music
Before I get started, I just want to say that I hope you have all had a truly wonderful holiday season, with time spent with family, friends and loved ones. I hope, like me, you've eaten too much (c'mon, that chocolate isn't going to eat itself now, is it?), and enjoyed infinite quantities of questionable … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: Starting Ahead
We were laughing, I think. Or maybe we weren't. Maybe they were laughing; maybe I was too. I can't remember. It's not important. It was a long time ago, anyway. Not so long ago, a few years, perhaps, or last week -- I forget the details. We were laughing. And then we weren't. It's strange … Continue reading Little Moments