Guest Blog: Consistency in a world of inconsistencies by Joana Ferreira
Anyone who has spoken to me for longer than 15 minutes, will know that I’m English Algerian who was born in Germany and lived in France throughout my early and mid 20s.
When I was younger this gave me a nice little identity crisis. At the time, I thought I had to choose between them all, or let my identities battle it out until the victor became who I am. Now I see it more as a multi-faceted richness
Although I hold a Portuguese passport, I only ever lived there for a short period of time during my childhood; in fact, I wasn’t even born in Portugal, I was born in Switzerland. For most of my life, I moved from country to country, living in seven countries and attending 10 schools by the age of 18.
Guest Blog: The Relunctant Millennial by Rachel Valebny
It’s both my 29th birthday and my 2nd anniversary of being a freelance writer this month. So in celebration of my second year of working from cafes and stuffing receipts in my exploding tax folder, I’ve written a blog about what I’ve learnt, including writing tips and tricks that I stumbled across
Why I decided to delete Tinder for good
our social media habits have ensured our entire generation is #blessed with low-level anxiety. Scrolling along through your feed with a messy bun of greasy hair, wearing questionably clean sweat pants, it can seem like literally everyone except you is enjoying a fabulous, blissful existence
Modern Day Pankhursts
So before I start off with my Adieu to Tinder, I firstly want to say that for anyone still fighting the fight and feeling that lovely flicker of hope with each swipe right, I am fully with you. I think Tinder can really work for people.
Guest Blog: Why travelling and work go hand in hand - By Laura Summerhayes
Emmeline Pankhurst is finally coming back home to Manchester. The city is going to put a statue of the historic Mancunian in the appropriately located, St Peter’s square. She will be the 2nd female statue in the city and the first woman since the unveiling of Queen Victoria in 1901.
The Girl and the Eiffel Tower
Laura Summerhayes is my March guest blogger. A freelance writer based in Bristol, she loves travelling, writing, reading and tries to do all 3 as often as possible. As a writer she loves words that take guts to write and stop you in your tracks.
I’ve never written an article about Paris before, even though I spent my early and mid-twenties living there. To me, the city is really hard to define and capture as a snap shot moment, it likes to shirk off any label or viewpoint someone gives it. A city that constantly burns through shapes and smirks at anyone that assumes it’s something it ultimately is not.
Everyone has something they’re scared of. I don’t mean the sort of things that we all fear deep down - failure, death, loss, or humiliation. I’m talking about those fears that one person can have which someone else can find as easy as breathing. Those subjective fears that make us all ultimately unique.
Me, Myself and My Laptop
Something inside me yearns to be reconnected with the bright white Casbah of Algiers that descends into the glittering Mediterranean Sea, the shaking of hips and tribal whistling to Arabic drums and the loud bustling market streets of North Africa.
The self-fulfilling prophecy
Becoming a freelancer was without a doubt one of best decisions I've ever made. However, my assumptions about what I thought freelancing was, soon got a harsh reality check.
Guest Blog: Reflections and resolutions for 2017 by Ellie V
I can't write so I won't. Right?
At least, that's how I choose to see it.
Guest Blog: The Human Condition @ 26 by Asiatu ABK
Guest Blogger Ellie V talks about her bipolar diagnosis, wellbeing and how some apps can helps you to achieve your fun goals you feel like you never have enough time for.
Guest Blogger Asiatu ABK, a graduate and self-confessed dreamer, looks at why she doesn't like birthdays and how it feels to be 26.
I am an optimist and so I have always believed that things will always get better, lately however I am not so sure, lately I’m starting to doubt whether my optimism is verging on delusional.