Source: Unsplash by Subhasish Dutta “Take me to the lakes where all the poets went to dieI don’t belong, and my beloved, neither do youThose Windermere peaks look like a perfect place to cryI’m setting off, but not without my muse” (Swift, Taylor, 2020, track 17) Who would have imagined a pop culture reference couldContinue reading “WILLIAM WORDSWORTH: A CENTRAL FIGURE OF ENGLISH ROMANTICISM”
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WHY PR TACTICS ARE GOOD FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
PR isn’t just for large corporations, but can be invaluable for small businesses too.
WHAT IS SOCIAL MARKETING? AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?
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Social Marketing is a process- in which advertising is used for a wider social benefit; rather than to advertise products and services.
A LINGUISTICS GRADUATE’S TAKE ON HUMANS COMMUNICATING WITH ALIENS
Source: Pexels by Erik McClean Is humanity on the brink of receiving interstellar signals from extraterrestrials? Are the hypothetical concepts of alien-human interaction underpinning sci-fi films such as E.T. showing signs of turning into a reality? As “out of this world” as this might seem, there may be some scientific grounds to believe this couldContinue reading “A LINGUISTICS GRADUATE’S TAKE ON HUMANS COMMUNICATING WITH ALIENS”
THE COMPILATION OF THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY AND THE OMITTED WORD
Source: Pexels by Pixabay Does it matter that women were largely absent in the history of the compilation of the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary? Or the fact that the words recorded were predominately biased towards the experiences of Victorian-era men? I recently finished reading The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams,Continue reading “THE COMPILATION OF THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY AND THE OMITTED WORD”
BEST COSY WINTRY READS
Source: Unsplash by Alex Padurariu December has arrived, and we are now approaching the shortest day of the year. With Christmas just around the corner, here are some winter book recommendations to read (or re-read!) this festive season. Disclaimer: The majority of the books discussed in this article are ones I have previously read apartContinue reading “BEST COSY WINTRY READS”
LET’S TALK ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND WAYS TO TAKE ACTION
Source: Pexels by Lauris Rozentāls Earlier this month, the COP27 summit took place in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. According to the Guardian, one breakthrough of the COP was the European Union’s agreement to fund developing nations for loss and damage caused by global heating. Despite this development though, the head of the EU executive, Ursula vonContinue reading “LET’S TALK ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND WAYS TO TAKE ACTION”