This report was difficult to create and complete. Coming up with my research topic seemed easy enough and it was. But to actually do this report and in time was a challenge. Mostly a personal challenge, but a bit of a mind game also. I chose this topic and stuck with it because I feel … Continue reading Reflecting on Balance
“Does the work/study/life balance differ between university students living at home or those who have moved out?” So here comes the balancing act. I must balance my own two jobs, my university study and attendance, my own social life and my own sleeping pattern. It can be a bit much at times, but I … Continue reading Balancing Act
The Age of Consequence, a 2017 documentary directed and written by Jared P. Scott, explores Climate change. The potentially controversial opinion, often ignored by traditional media, is that climate change is linked directly to international and civil warfare, mass population migration and global instability. Scott, using case studies and interviews from former high ranking … Continue reading The Age of Consequences -An Essay
Animals are pretty much the best. I have enough to know that for sure. I have my own menagerie at home consisting of 45 fish, three chickens, one bunny and one cat. They are all loved, cared for and have their own distinctive personality which I adore. My animals are the reasons that if I … Continue reading The Elephant in the Room
In February 2016, I spent three weeks in two small villages in Ecuador on a volunteer trip. While it was one of the most rewarding and eye opening experiences, I also took away from it the ability to be real about my own white, middle class privilege. The poverty these people experienced wasn't entertaining, it … Continue reading What kind of Porn are you into?
My apologies if I get a bit too personal here, but let me just begin this proposal with a bit of a backstory. I was in a totally different point in my life when I moved out of home at 20. I was with someone I thought I loved, I had a job I thought was … Continue reading Home and Away and Home Again
I love a good selfie. Always the same pattern of take 100, choose 1 and add a good filter over the top. 65 out of my 377 Instagram posts are just selfies. I see it as a way to express myself, how I feel and how I look. It's not something I feel people should … Continue reading Your Right to Vote – and Take a Selfie