A Change In The Law

PLAY HARD, WORK HARD A Change In The Law Justice At the beginning of July, the Government announced a change in the law to ban men from claiming that fatal injuries inflicted on women were at her request during intercourse. Following the death of 26-year-old Natalie Connolly at the hands of her boyfriend in 2016, a campaign to ban the […]

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This is America

PLAY HARD, WORK HARD This is America Thousands of people across the world have gathered to protest the killing of unarmed African American George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd was killed on 25 May, as four officers detained him, with one officer – Derek Chauvin – kneeling on Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes, despite Floyd calling out repeatedly that […]

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Twenty Years

PLAY HARD, WORK HARD Twenty Years 2020 has been bizarre. From wildfires destroying much of Australia’s landscape, to floods which devastated much of South Wales to these unprecedented times – all within a handful of months. It’s impossible to forget the pain and suffering so many have unfortunately had to face this year alone, with barely five months under our […]

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Hoping For a Career in the Media

It’s not news that I’m hoping to follow a career in the media. Although I currently work for Cardiff University’s newspaper, Gair Rhydd, I don’t think I will pursue a career in newspapers. But despite my aspirations to become a journalist, it doesn’t mean I can’t hold the media accountable. Recently, more so than ever, I’ve been more aware of […]

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A Fan of Taylor Swift

Did you think I wouldn’t hear all the things you said about me? If you know me well, you’ll know I’m a fan of Taylor Swift’s music. Since her Fearless album (the first album I ever bought) to her most recent Lover album, I’ve followed her transition from country music sweetheart to global popstar. If you look back over some […]

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations There is an expectation which has fallen on the youth of today; that we must fix the problems our predecessors have caused. Between the likes of Greta Thunberg, the climate activist who made headlines after her recent speech at the UN, and Emma Gonzalez, the powerhouse who helped organise March For Our Lives on behalf of gun control […]

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