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?
*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 had uite an adventure yesterday - one of those where the moment you think it's all over, it comes back full-force. Admittedly, the latter half of said adventure was of my own doing, but that made it no less exciting, intense or blog-worthy. I travelled down to the south of England yesterday by train, … Continue reading Oh Great, He’s a Psychopath
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
As I start writing this, it's kinda late, and I'm just sat up in my bed, laptop on my lap, earphones in and brain at work. The house itself is quiet, and my keyboard is relatively loud in the almost silent, still air. Even the street outside is abnormally quiet, the houses subdued in some … Continue reading Plans? You’re Joking…