Uni’s over, now what? GAP year 2.0

Uni’s over, now what? GAP year 2.0

GAP Year 2.0: Hello travel, blogging and doing what I love!

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Dangerous Words

'No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.' - Dead Poets Society Whilst sipping my coffee and exchanging gossip with a friend at uni today, we stumbled across two words which can destroy dreams. SHOULD and CAN'T Should - used to indicate obligation, duty or correctness Can't (Cannot/Can not) - [...]

Getting My Fix

I find it ever so empowering to believe in the power, strength and never ending ocean. Its chameleon colours stimulate our eyes. The sweet smell of salt tickles our taste buds. Its silky waters glide over our skin invigorating us with life and meaning. It sings to us a symphony of sounds from the highest [...]

Backpack or Suitcase?

Backpack or Suitcase? The age old question. Do you want to rock out the backpacker look or stroll elegantly and easily with a suitcase? Both have their advantages and disadvantages, and as someone who’s experienced both, I feel that I’ve got it down pat. I initially went over to London with a big suitcase. Suitcases [...]

Looking Back to Move Forward

"The Media" These two simplistic yet extravagant words, evoke diverse emotions and reactions within individuals across the world. The denotations of the media are relatively basic - "the means of communication, such as radio and television, newspapers, andmagazines, that reach or influence people widely." However the connotations of the media are exponential. From political corruption, sexualisation of children, a mediated public sphere, mass communication, controversy, exploitation, heroes, the list goes on.  I [...]