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“Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality” – Iris Marion Young

Whilst browsing the realms of my Facebook timeline earlier this week I came across a video of an Irishman verbally abusing and provoking an argument with a new mother on a train whilst she breastfed her tiny baby. I, like many, was stunned at how undeniably inconsiderate, rude and ignorant this man was, although I…… Continue reading “Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality” – Iris Marion Young

News

“Terrorism has no nationality or religion” – Vladamir Putin

Never once did I imagine myself to not only agree with, but to also publish, a quote by Russian president, Vladamir Putin. Despite the atrocities his government commit on a daily basis, there is one subject in which he speaks the truth, and that matter is terrorism. In the wake of the Lebanese and Parisian…… Continue reading “Terrorism has no nationality or religion” – Vladamir Putin

Reviews

“The worst moments in life are heralded by small observations” – Andy Weir

In recent news, NASA released images which near enough prove previous theories stating that there is running water on Mars. NASA have also revealed rough plans to man a mission to Mars by 2030. With the red planet once again dominating the astronomical world and consequently the international media, it’s fair to say that my…… Continue reading “The worst moments in life are heralded by small observations” – Andy Weir

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Five Things I’ll Miss When I Move To University

Tomorrow marks my last day in Peterborough before I up and move to Lincoln to start my degree in journalism. I would say that I’m nervous; however the whole thing seems moderately surreal and so I’m numb to the whole situation right now. Despite this, there are a handful of things that I’ve been thinking…… Continue reading Five Things I’ll Miss When I Move To University

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Three Things I’d Tell My Younger Self

Everyone has their regrets and niggles about what they wish they could’ve done differently growing up, and whilst I don’t like to think of my mistakes as necessarily being regrets, there are a few things I would definitely tell my younger self. Be confident – I can’t stress this enough. Growing up I was always…… Continue reading Three Things I’d Tell My Younger Self