Get them out! Five reasons not to vote Tory

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

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Through wind and rain: The Snowdon Challenge

  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

Veiled Experiences: ‘Do you even know what she looks like?’

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?’