3 Small Things I Would Do If I Ran The World

Everybody wants to rule the world. We’ve all had dreams about what we would do if we were loaded with money and in charge of the welfare of this planet we call Earth – and most of us have good intentions when we do so. Aside from a few bottom-fedders who are hellbent on causingContinue reading “3 Small Things I Would Do If I Ran The World”

Yellow-Skinned Targets — Confessions of a Doctor to be (Helen Qin Reblog)

Fracturing, shattering, social disharmony, An invisible threat makes them reach for their armoury. Seeking a scapegoat to bestow all the blame, Fingers land on my heritage and then comes the shame. *** Where I see my skin they see yellow-stained targets, To launch insult missiles and harsh verbal rockets. The air is an echo of […]Continue reading “Yellow-Skinned Targets — Confessions of a Doctor to be (Helen Qin Reblog)”

Why Are We So Obsessed With: Nostalgia?

There’s a certain effect that nostalgia has on the human being. It’s a warm, familiar, safe glow.  It’s an old Nintendo game you haven’t dug out in 20 years. It’s an album you played to death in college.  It’s a perfume or aftershave worn by someone, somewhere. We’ve all got nostalgic triggers embedded deep inContinue reading “Why Are We So Obsessed With: Nostalgia?”

A Hero’s Story: Dr. Li Wenliang

When the first coughs could be heard emanating from the markets of Wuhan in December, I would be willing to bet most people thought nothing of it. It’s December- all kinds of coughs, colds, and cases of flu are going around – no need to panic. However, those coughs would soon progress into a deep,Continue reading “A Hero’s Story: Dr. Li Wenliang”

There’s No Such Thing as Society: The Summer of 1989

Perhaps no other decade has shaped our current lives in Britain as much as the 1980s. It was the era where the United Kingdom truly became divided – those living in London led completely different lives to those living in Yorkshire. Young men fresh out of university were scarcely seen without their mobile phones andContinue reading “There’s No Such Thing as Society: The Summer of 1989”

What Does My Life Mean Stuck In Quarantine? Finding Ordinary Meaning in the Age of COVID-19

We are only three months into 2020 and already the whole landscape of the world has changed beyond recognition. The mass panic and empty streets are akin to a dystopian sci-fi movie – and the sight of the empty roads of major cities like Paris, New York, London, and Cairo paints a better picture thanContinue reading “What Does My Life Mean Stuck In Quarantine? Finding Ordinary Meaning in the Age of COVID-19”

5 Lessons We all Learned From the 2010s

Well, looks like it’s that time of the…decade? again. The time where we are all flung out of the preceding ten years and all have to compute what the hell just happened. The last decade has steamrolled by in a wash of boat shoes, bad indie music, natural disasters, and annoying online adverts. It wasContinue reading “5 Lessons We all Learned From the 2010s”

Dark Side of Paradise: The Homeless College Students of California

The Golden State of America boasts one of the most incredible and iconic landscapes in the world. Its rolling hills, white Spanish Mission-style houses, and endless sunshine make California one of the most desirable places on the planet. Not to mention its ties to the entertainment industry and the plethora of famous residents who liveContinue reading “Dark Side of Paradise: The Homeless College Students of California”