Social media versus blogging. Is there a divide? Do bloggers look down at social media and regard those platforms as simply not serious enough? I'm not too sure but all I know is I have been enjoying slowly building up my Instagram profile over the past few days. As a photographer and videographer, I had…Read more The Instagram Life
Over the past week, I have had this phrase hurled, flung, smirked, and smiled at me. You're next! They say mischievously and alas, events have proven to show that to some extent this statement is now true. My second eldest brother's wedding took place over the weekend and as the whole family inhales, taking a…Read more You’re Next!
We live in a world where it is not acceptable to ask your family for money but it is deemed okay to ask a stranger. We are extremely willing to hop down to the bank and get ourselves into deeper financial trouble but would never even dare to ask our own relatives. I make this…Read more Is It Wrong To Ask For Money?
If you are a parent, are there some things you wish you had recorded whilst growing up to refer back to as an adult? To give to your children and say hey, I was like you once and here is my written proof. Looking over my childhood things, I began to think about how writing…Read more The Legacy Of Our Teenage Years
When I first received my letter of rejection from Oxford University, my future began to crumble beneath my feet. The second time I thought about it, the same thing happened, and the third and the fourth. It was only when I finally began to accept that I could no longer do anything about it that…Read more Where do we go from here?
This is the time of year in England when students taking GCSEs begin to worry about the transition from secondary school to college. Actually, I may be getting ahead of myself there as they are probably more worried about their exams at the moment. Anyway, it is sure to be on their minds and it…Read more How worried do you need to be about College?
It is like we have been dealt the worst hand. First, the recession causes doom and gloom to abound and then a government comes in that wants to shrink spending, squeeze it until there is nothing left. I do understand the reasoning behind this but education is far more important than winning the next election.…Read more Dear elders, you have failed us.
Dreams are important. Not the scary, exciting or ahm x-rated dreams that you encounter as you drift off to sleep but the dreams and aspirations you have about your future. Well, night-time dreams are also important but that is another topic altogether. I particularly love the quote: The greater danger for most of us lies…Read more The Importance Of Aspirations And Dreams