Today, the BBC published an article revealing that some organ donors’ families have stopped donations from taking place. The statistics show that: “In 2016/17 the total number of deceased donors was 1,413. In the same year, families blocked the donations of 91 people who had signed the register.” “In England, NHS figures showed that 457 … More The Day I Became An Organ Donor
A blog post about not knowing what to write for a blog post? How meta. I’ve gone quiet online over the past few weeks, not just with my blog, but social media and even just private messaging. I found it so exhausting to keep up with and I needed a bit of a break from … More Scared To Blog?
British Summer means two things: complaining about the weather and tennis. Every summer, the British public retreat indoors for two weeks, away from the little bit of sunshine we are bless with, to watch people hit balls over a net for hours on end. And we love it (is that tennis pun?). It’s Wimbledon season … More Why I Love Wimbledon
Everyone in their twenties who has ever used Tinder will have a disaster story for you. The guy who would not stop sending nudes. The girl who was actually in a relationship. That one person who turned out to be double the age they said they were. They’re fairly normal in comparison to some of … More Tackling the Tinder Taboo
This time four weeks ago, I had just started my summer internship in Newcastle. Nervous doesn’t even begin to cover how I was feeling walking into the building. However, after three full weeks here, I think I’m finally finding my stride, or at least have stopped the nervous gabbling long enough to get some work … More Three Things I’ve Learnt After Three Weeks of My Internship
Short answer: I haven’t a bloody clue. I’m aware that by even bringing the word ‘vegan’ into the online sphere is a death wish so this post may seem like a poor idea. Nevertheless, I’m clearly a maverick and so I enter this topic with reckless and carefree abandon. I am not vegan, vegetarian, pescetarian, … More How Do I Feel About Veganism?
I’ve been thinking more than usual about LGBTQ+ issues for a while now, probably as a result of seeing more people on Twitter and YouTube opening up about their experiences, as well as an increase in the mainstream media covering it. Riyadh from YouTube created a mini-series on BBC3 called Queer Britain; the news is … More What It Means To Be An LGBTQ+ Ally