Why Are We So Obsessed with Diasters?

”It’s a mathematical certainty, sir. In two hours, Titanic will founder.”   These were the most famous, and some of the last, words that 39-year old Thomas Andrews ever said on planet Earth. The fact that I know that sentence verbatim tells you a lot about the psychology of human beings. Mr. Andrews was a man ofContinue reading “Why Are We So Obsessed with Diasters?”

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”

I Have No Idea What I’m Doing (And I’m All Right With It)

This post probably won’t change your life or change anything else for that matter. On a warm afternoon last month, I left university for the final time. It was over. Three years of hard work, study, and panic-writing essays the day before they were due were finally behind me. I walked out of the doorContinue reading “I Have No Idea What I’m Doing (And I’m All Right With It)”