As a working class, former student, the Tories have never had a lot going for me. In 2010, I was still in school, unable to vote, but aware of the politics that could shape my future. With the Lib Dems emerging that year as a strong voice, I secretly hoped that they would win the … Continue reading Get them out! Five reasons not to vote Tory
I wake up at 4.45am, too tired to channel any excitement just yet. I am barely ever an early morning person, so made the wise decision to prepare everything the night before. I had all of my clothes, and hiking boots laid out. I had even fried and boxed up samosas and spring rolls … Continue reading Through wind and rain: The Snowdon Challenge
For two days after the Paris attacks, I was either at home, in my own area, in the car, or at university. The area in which I live is quite multicultural, with a large Muslim population, therefore I generally feel safe here, even late at night. My university is in Leicester City, with alot of … Continue reading I stopped.
It was a beautiful summer day (British summer, I must add), so my husband and I took a lovely stroll through the park. Okay, I cut out the cliché. We actually intended to take a shortcut through the park, when I started to complain about lack of caffeine (I skipped breakfast that day) and took refuge … Continue reading Veiled Experiences: ‘Do you even know what she looks like?’