Wishful thinking

It’s 1:14am on a Friday night, and I’m sitting in bed, scrolling facebook. I come across an ‘recommended’ ad for the ‘Safe Sound Personal Alarm’ device. Pull the pin out and a loud, piercing noise will begin and continue until you return it. This is, naturally, to scare off predators as we go about our […]

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At this tender age of 21, I find myself on the cusp of adulthood, but also close enough to my teenage years to realise that yes, I should have studied more in high school and yes, my mum is almost always right. There is a lot of knowledge to gain as we get older, but […]

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A tourist in my own country

The plane ascends. The bubble bursts. Back to reality.  The shift from normality to exploration and then back to normality is immense. The mindset you have when you travel is like no other. I’d forgotten how much I’d missed it, and it’s only been a few months. There is nothing more exciting than having a […]

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Love from L

This piece was written by a close friend of mine.   My friend Amy is a strange coalescence of factors. One night Amy will be swinging wildly from one side of the dancefloor to the other, hair flying out behind her as a smile spreads so wide it threatens to consume her face, wearing the […]

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Top 10 things to do in London

1. Explore: it’s really as simple as that! Walk the streets, perhaps beginning in Piccadilly Circus or near Big Ben, and just have a wander. It’s amazing the things you’ll find and see when you just follow your nose, instead of staying right in the popular, touristy areas.  2. Watch a ‘football’ match. I didn’t […]

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