This is a two piece interview about the abortion ban laws being introduced in the US and how it affects people internationally.
This is a 1 minute podcast talking about moving to uni and the mental health of students.
Sat in the darkness overlooking a lake, slightly drunk and telling someone their life is worth living. Not something I ever imagined myself doing at the early hour of 4am. More drunk than I, their feelings jet out of their mouth as they've never been said before. The reflection of them from the lake; their … Continue reading How university has made me more aware of mental health
For this piece I chose to write about my experience of trying out rowing from scratch at the beginning of university. I chose this, as I knew it would be easy to make it in to an engaging piece, because I could be expressive in my language and imagery and back it up with photographs … Continue reading Reflecting on my first person pieces
Michelle Barden talks about the changes she's made to make her lifestyle more sustainable, why they're important and how they allow her to save money as a student at the same time. What lifestyle changes have you made to be more green? Recycling: "I've stepped up my recycling, even just bits of paper that used … Continue reading This is what UOG rowing member does to reduce her carbon footprint
Channel 4's The Circle takes the role of your average reality TV show. Much like Big Brother and Love Island, it delves in to 'game playing', secrets and insecurities whilst challenging relationships in a contest of popularity. Unlike other shows, "anyone can be anyone" in The Circle, as none of the contestants will meet face to face unless … Continue reading The Circle: The reality series that exposes 21st-century craving for popularity and fame
So, I was told the other day: "You post too much on social media." The cheek of it! How dare he criticise what I do online. I tried to justify in my head how much I post on Instagram by comparing what I post to the people around me. I don't post half as much as … Continue reading Why real life is more isolating than the online world
World Environment Day takes place in 2 months, encouraging people internationally to get involved in the fight against air pollution. It's easy to think your actions don't make an impact but in the short space of 2 months you can make some simple changes to your daily routine to massively reduce your carbon footprint. 1) … Continue reading Top 5 lifestyle changes you can make before World Environment Day
Picture this. You're at the Gold Cup. You've saved up all year for this only to gamble and probably lose all of your earnings. You've travelled to Cheltenham especially to get all dressed up and flaunt your £20 and £50 notes around as if they're nothing. You try and speak in a high-class accent and … Continue reading Opinion: The week when class turns to objectification
There's that voice of insecurity inside all of us. We've all experienced it: "You're not good enough. You're not trying hard enough. You should give up." I've long battled with that voice, both in my work and any hobbies that I've had. Once you believe it, it's hard to overcome. Comparing my competitive ability to … Continue reading Experience: I overcame my fear of not being good enough