Why You Should Have a Political Opinion

Greek statesman Pericles famously stated “Just because you do not take an interest in politics, it doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.” I vividly recall walking into my first politics class last year feeling apprehensive, thinking I wouldn’t like it; or I would find it boring, or too complicated. But, the first thing my teacher said to us really opened my eyes … Continue reading Why You Should Have a Political Opinion

Growing Up… (and a baked oats breakfast)

Hi. It’s been a while… but you’ve probably heard that one before many times from many bloggers (including myself once or twice!) I’m never sure whether or not there is a point in doing a ‘where have I been?’ as if 1000s of people have really been contemplating my existence – but then I think about all of the lovely people who have supported me … Continue reading Growing Up… (and a baked oats breakfast)

‘There’s a world outside your window’…

Although it’s not Christmas time, Band Aid has really resonated with me over the past few weeks. We’ve all been taking more walks than ever to escape from the confined space of our own homes and work up to those coveted 10000 steps each day – I don’t know about you, but for me that has led to the discovery of an abundance of fascinating … Continue reading ‘There’s a world outside your window’…