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something new…

something new…

Things are changing! For the next 14 or so weeks this blog is going to become part of an assessment for one of my MSc modules. The idea is that we choose a topic of interest, interweaving it with concepts of global environmental change from our […]

Back to school basics

Back to school basics

Back to school season is here.  And that means new stationery! (Don’t judge me, I know you love new pens too.) This time of year for a lot of us is all about new beginnings. New courses, new classes, new friends, new struggles and new successes. […]

climate action; it requires our attention now more than ever

climate action; it requires our attention now more than ever

September 14th, 2018 was the final day of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, where leaders and citizens alike came together to discuss the success of the climate movement so far, as well as looking to the future at what else must be […]

22 things I’ve learnt by 22

22 things I’ve learnt by 22

This post would probably make more sense if I was about to turn 23. I’m not (I have another 3 months yet), but I’m feeling wistful so bear with me… I’ve seen a few Youtube videos along this vein and I kinda love them! They […]

Let’s have a plastic free summer

Let’s have a plastic free summer

This month WWF UK launched their campaign for a Plastic-Free Summer following their new report ‘Out of the Plastic Trap: Saving the Mediterranean from plastic pollution’. Want to get involved? All it takes is a few steps and a slight mindset shift. Views: 482

the situation in syria

the situation in syria

Briefly, what is the Syrian Civil War and refugee crisis, and who’s fighting who?   In a week’s time, the Syrian Civil War will have been raging for eight years. In that time, up to 1/2 a million Syrians have been killed amidst the fighting. […]

dissertation tips and tricks

dissertation tips and tricks

Being totally honest, just the thought of having to write a dissertation was giving me heart palpitations in first year, two years before I had to start writing! It can seem like a super daunting prospect when you’re already buried under heaps of deadlines and […]

easy steps to living a more conscious, sustainable lifestyle

easy steps to living a more conscious, sustainable lifestyle

‘Single-use plastics’ and ‘plastic pollution’ are becoming the buzzwords of today, and rightly so. The statistics are shocking. According to a staggering WEF report, we dump 8 million tonnes of single-use plastic in our oceans daily; an unsurprising figure given that 70% of the plastic […]

Something has to give

Something has to give

Climate change and global warming have been a part of my generation’s vocabulary throughout our school life. The clear need for mass, wide-scale change has been an established fact for multiple decades. Yet from the state of the planet and the predictions for its future, […]

AUSTRALIA 2017

AUSTRALIA 2017

I put together this video (first time editing on iMovie and it’s filmed on my iPhone so, please, forgive the quality!) of our trip to Australia. It was intended just as a way to look back on the trip ourselves, but I thought I’d pop […]