How Humanity Destroyed and Graced History.

The paradox of the ceaseless compassion that defines humans and the exhausting belligerence that has plagued humanity is a tale that began before we could walk on two legs. When looking back at history many may ask the question "How…

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Should ICE be Abolished?

Before looking into the actions of ICE and determining whether it is an organisation that should be shut down, it is important to gain an understanding of what it actually is and the arguments for and against its abolishment.

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Contextualising the Use of Blackface in Television and Film

Censorship can often lead to an idealised perspective of the world around us, creating a utopia in the world of entertainment that serves as a dangerous method of escapism. Black- and brown-face needs policing, but banning isn’t the way forward.…

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Infinity or Infinite Misconceptions?

The very idea of infinity is familiar to us all from as early as we learn to count. Naturally, we think to ourselves “What’s the biggest number ever?” Sooner or later we realise there is none since we could always…

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Carers Week: Young Carers in Lockdown

Young carers often handle a huge undertaking of tasks ranging from personal care arranging health care and benefits. During lockdown, many young carers have lost the support and respite that they would normally receive. In this post, I’ll be sharing…

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How I Learnt Calligraphy and You can too!

If you know me in real life, then you probably know that I love calligraphy and pretty much anything related to art. Whilst I've always been into art and playing around with different hand-drawn fonts, here's how I actually got…

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Elevating the Mundane: Covid-19 – an 18-year-old’s Perspective

This piece of writing is a response to the following questions: Will the current crisis change the way we behave towards one another, and should it?What, if anything, will ‘society’ learn from what is happening? From the perspective of an…

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Tabletop Games & the Mental Health of Generations

Tabletop games have in fact been used to help people suffering with mental illness. This isn’t a recent development, as a matter of fact I managed to dig up a case study from 26 years ago. It’s a lovely overview…

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