This year was pretty exciting - I was accepted onto the Young Green's 30 under 30 scheme. Designed by the youth sector of the Green Party UK, its aim is to help teach and encourage young people to become more involved with the party and Green politics. We got to visit the European Parliament, and [...]
I had a 24 hour trip to London, because I had tickets to see the RADA fundraiser production of Hamlet, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Tom Hiddleston. It was an amazing show, so intimate, and so well performed. Tickets were very limited and in high demand, so I was thrilled to access the Under [...]
It was the 50th year of the carnival, located in the Chapeltown area of Leeds, not far from my Granny's house. Older than Notting Hill Carnival, but the meaning is the same - to celebrate the rich and varied culture of the West Indies region. Many moved to the UK years ago but have been [...]
Slumville sunrise Nobody cares or looks twice Shine away in the morning Across this place where I was born in Every bruise, every flower Illuminated by the dawning I decided to photograph Wakefield - at least the centre to try and capture its vibe accurately. Although it is not my favourite city in the world, [...]
As a post-birthday treat my Mum and her boyfriend took me on a day trip to Whitby, North Yorkshire. I haven't been in years, but it is a picturesque seaside town. There are the famous 199 steps up to the church and well known abbey. The abbey is famous because of Bram Stoker's Dracula - it was [...]
I love living in Spain, I love the culture, the lifestyle, and that I feel like it's made me a warmer person (ish...) But I also am very stereotypically British, and no matter how amazing our adopted country is, there are always some little things that can make you homesick... I wrote a similar post about a [...]
Tapping into my inner goth...