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
*Whispers* I'm on a train. It's not a secret or anything; I'm not under-cover, or afraid to be caught by … catchy-people (go with it). No, it's just that, um, I'm British? I don't know if you've ever heard about british trains, but let me sum things up for you: EVERY carriage is the quiet … Continue reading How to Take the Train: a Definitive Guide to British Rail Passage
This week here in the UK, we’ve been experiencing a chaotic collision of weather systems: the Beast From the East (which really does just sound inappropriate, I’m sorry), and Storm Emma — potentially the least threatening name for a storm ever. Regardless, the consequences have been snowy and windy — some call it a ‘blizzard’, … Continue reading Snowflakes in Britain? We Just Can’t Cope!
I live in England, in Great Britain -- in the united Kingdom. OK, so I'm doing that whole quiet-pride thing because I got Great Britain and the United Kingdom the right way round: for interested ignorants, Great Britain does not include Northern Ireland. I guess UKExit didn't have the same ring to it as brexit, … Continue reading I Never Thought…
The amount of time between blog posts appears to be increasing as time goes on. Allow me to reassure you that this is not intentional whatsoever; it's more that I've just had nothing to write about recently, and I'd rather publish content that is fresh, and which I can talk about for a suitable amount … Continue reading The City That Loved Me
I live in London, England, UK. On 23rd June 2016, the UK held a referendum on whether to Remain or Leave the European Union. It has been a thing of much conversation and debate over the last few months, with everyone with seemingly different views on the matter. Each campaign, headed up by various MPs, … Continue reading EU
Hey Guys This is the second of my writings today, and I hope that it isn't unimportantised [L's Oxford Dictionary] by the first one. This is about a journey I took yesterday, which I hope when written will be amusing, but when it was me yesterday, was highly stressful. So, I was headed down to … Continue reading an Interesting Literal Journey