Berlin Street Art

Berlin is famous for it's street art, and after the walking tour I took - it comes as little surprise. The tour started at a hostel, and is free, so at the end you pay how much you want (or not at all). Our tour guide studied art and discovered a passion for street art [...]

Berlin Cathedral

On the Friday of the first week of classes, I was super excited to attend a class on Postcolonialism in the Middle East - something perfect for my Master's Dissertation (Theoretical Perspectives of Human Rights in the Middle East - including Postcolonial theory). Sadly, I was an unorganised mess and got the time of the [...]

East Side Gallery, Berlin

The famous East Side Gallery! It features the remains of the Berlin Wall, turned into works of art by various artists from all over the world - to represent hope, change, and dreams of a better world. Some featured inspirational quotes, some were more obviously political than others, some were darker in theme than others. [...]

Shakey Wakey

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, [...]

Whitby

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'sย Dracula -ย it was [...]

Montjuic

Montjuic is a hill that sits above Barcelona - looking out to the sea and the city. You can either get the cable cars up and enjoy the views, or for a metro ride the funicular. Entry into the castle on the top is cheap, but there is also plenty to wander around and take [...]