Is Technology Changing The Way We Think?

Our relationships with technology in the information age is something extraordinary. It is something which would have been incomprehensible in the minds of human beings 50 years ago. We are essentially walking around with supercomputers in our pockets. But these tiny devices that can give us information from all over the world are so much…

The Cacophony of Ignorance: A Short Story

‘Don’t you think it’s exceptional?’ Pete was sat at an almost full coffee bar when he asked this question. And when I say asked, I mean he more like yelled it for the whole of the coffee house to hear, and it was certainly loud enough to prevent the young man on his right from hearing…

The Back to University Round Up

So this is going to be more of a chatty post, which I haven’t really done yet on this blog, so here goes… Moving Out (Again) Come September the 12th and it was time for me to move back to my university city and into my new house in readiness to start my second year…

If We Were Having Coffee I’d Say…

That it’s raining right now and we couldn’t have picked a cosier time to drink our coffee. That I hope you’re well, and that I don’t know about you but i’m feeling super content right now, as coffee shops are one of my favourite places to be. That you don’t have to do things purely…

The Three Ws: Bookish Questions

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words. And these three W’s that the title has so ambiguously referenced are three book related questions; What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently Reading: The Da Vinci Code by Dan…

Growing Up

“… And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They’re quite aware of what they’re going through…” ~ David Bowie Being a teenager is challenging. The number of subliminal messages and expectancies placed upon young people are countless. Even though most of these ‘so…

Something to think about: The Danger of a Single Story

This post has been looming around in my draft folder for a while as i’ve been wondering what to do with it. Also partly because I feel I am trying to reach a medium between posting because I genuinely want to and not because I feel I have too. But that’s something i’m working on….

Student Life is What You Make It

‘Student life is what you make it’, is something I often found myself saying to my friends at university, as I’m reassuring them that there is certainly more to ‘uni life’ then going clubbing. Don’t like clubbing? Then the simplest solution for that my friend is, don’t go. It’s not always as simple as that…