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”

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”

The Myth of ‘Completeness’

In 1988, a man named William ”Bud” Post III won the Pennsylvania Lottery jackpot. He was awarded a sum of $16.2million (over $35 million today) to the envy of pretty much everybody in the country, and probably the whole Western world altogether. William was, of course, delighted with this win. His mother had passed awayContinue reading “The Myth of ‘Completeness’”

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”