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
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…
In London, the results of the lengthy and brutal US Presidential Race for The Whitehouse were finalised at around 7:30 am today, 9th November. In all honesty, I was far from exstatic with the final result, although mentally prepared after having watched the election couverage live on the BBC for two-and-a-half hours before Donald J. … Continue reading I Talk about the Election
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
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
This is quite a late post for me, in comparison to the writing and posting times of my posts in the last week or so, the reason being I had a concert at school tonight which I was playing in, and that started at 19:00, although my band was first on so I managed to … Continue reading Look what We Can Do