No more lockdown (hopefully)!

What are your plans for the next few months? As we move out of lockdown (how many times have I said this on my blog over the last two years??) and as everything starts to open up again (and hopefully for good), what do you plan to do? Are you returning full-time to work, study?Continue reading “No more lockdown (hopefully)!”

The Next Steps

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that I’ve spent the last year applying for University. And so, what is my plan and what am I most scared about and most looking forward to? Let’s start at the beginning: I applied to Oxford last October but was unfortunately rejected. Despite this,Continue reading “The Next Steps”

ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY: WHY WE MUST VIEW EACH OTHER AS EQUALS

March 1st was ‘Zero Discrimination Day’ so I thought I’d share this post that I wrote for the NCS blog about discrimination. We all have our own prejudices, whether we admit to that or not. Discrimination occurs in all shapes and forms, some of which we fail to notice. Prejudices and discrimination are all aroundContinue reading “ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY: WHY WE MUST VIEW EACH OTHER AS EQUALS”

20 Things to do this lockdown

In England, the announcement was made on 22nd February that there is an end to this Corona-Virus lockdown 3.0. After almost a year now living with the pandemic, Boris Johnson and his team have finally – yes, finally – outlined a plan of when we can get out and see each other again. I don’tContinue reading “20 Things to do this lockdown”

Here we go again

Here we go again… England National Lockdown Round 3! Oh, the excitement. I’m sure all of you are feeling a whole mix of different emotions towards the announcement made last night at 8pm by our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson: outraged, annoyed, deflated, or truly just pissed off. Me too. But what can we do toContinue reading “Here we go again”

Life After Lockdown

I thought I’d share with you a short extract from something I had submitted for a competition run by NCS. I completed the NCS programme last summer and have stayed in touch with the organisation and decided to enter into this competition in the middle of May, right in the middle of quarantine (in theContinue reading “Life After Lockdown”