A TRIBUTE TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II – REMEMBERING THE QUEEN AS WE WELCOME OUR NEW KING

Source: Pexels by Pixabay As someone who’s never been particularly interested in the goings-on of the Royal Family, I was surprised to feel a profound sadness after hearing the news of Queen Elizabeth’s passing last Thursday. Whether you like the monarchy or not – or if you’re like me and have no opinion on theContinue reading “A TRIBUTE TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II – REMEMBERING THE QUEEN AS WE WELCOME OUR NEW KING”

THE ETHICS OF DARK TOURISM: DISRESPECTFUL OR EDUCATIONAL?

Source: Pexels by Ana Carolina Escobar Arce ‘Dark tourism’ is a travel trend that has been gaining popularity since the early 90s when the term was originally coined. From Ground Zero to the abandoned city of Pripyat, dark tourist sites across the globe have recently seen a sharp rise in the number of visitors theyContinue reading “THE ETHICS OF DARK TOURISM: DISRESPECTFUL OR EDUCATIONAL?”

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS FUELLING THE CONFLICT BETWEEN GENERATIONS

Source: Unsplash by NordWood Themes For years, journalists have referred to a so-called ‘war’ between the generations, present in all aspects of life; from opposing political views, to economic and social differences. While this conflict is not always obvious within the family structure itself, one quick look on any social media platform reveals a clearContinue reading “HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS FUELLING THE CONFLICT BETWEEN GENERATIONS”

LEARNING TO COPE WITH HOMESICKNESS

Source: Pexels by Alex Green When people think about what it means to feel ‘homesick’, they often think of how it is portrayed (or rather, romanticised) in movies and TV shows; a character experiences a brief feeling of sadness as they think of their home, before quickly adapting to their new surroundings and eventually forgetContinue reading “LEARNING TO COPE WITH HOMESICKNESS”

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