Thank you

The one thing nobody tells you about studying abroad is how lonely it is. Sure, there’s the excitement of having nothing to hold you down, and being in a completely different culture. But that can often be a hindrance. As human beings we need connections. Ones which stabilize us and make us feel loved. I … Continue reading Thank you

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Spring Break

As soon as I found out that I’d be studying in the states for a year, there was one thing on my mind… Spring Break. As the blood of my father runs through my veins, there’s a party animal inside me that has felt stifled as of late and I was ready to let my … Continue reading Spring Break

New York 19/10/12

It’s been a couple of weeks since my trip to New York, but honestly, I’ve been waiting to find the right words to put how overwhelming it all was. Condensing everything into one small blog post isn’t going to be easy so let’s just call this an extended essay. New York isn’t London. In London,

Thoughts on America’s Racial Discrimination

I knew racial discrimination was a far more complicated problem in America than it is back home, but today I have been frozen by the repercussions of discrimination over here. From children's books, and the outstanding 7% of 332 Caldecott winners having only African-American characters. To the African-American women murdered by police brutality, which I … Continue reading Thoughts on America’s Racial Discrimination