Grenfell tower fires

It has been over a week since hearing the horrible news about the Grenfell Tower fire in North Kensington. The fire engulfed a 24-storey high tower block of public housing flats within a couple of hours. Unfortunately, the fire took many lives and injured over 50 people. Until this day, loved ones are seeking their […]

One year.

Time heals the pain – everyone. “It’s going to be fine.” “You’re in shock.” “It’s fine to cry.” “I am sorry for your loss.” The words that everyone will hear in their lifetime when they lose a loved one. I heard these words this time last year when I lost my cousin and my grandmother. […]

De Monfort Hall

Open days: what to expect

The big day is here, the arrival of an open day. I am sure that most university students remember their open day and the adrenaline rush when walking around the campus. The same feelings would come to prospective students but, also with excitement and nerves. This post is inspired by Lois with her brilliant work […]

Second year field trip

Sunny southern Spain here I come! It’s that time of the year where second year physical geographers will be travelling to Almeria. We will be spending a whole week in Spain away from the busy university life. However, don’t be fooled as we will be working very hard and thinking our dissertation.   It’s only […]

The Woman in Black

One of my favourite aspects of Leicester is that, it’s very cultural when it comes to its people. Everywhere you look and turn, there is culture and passion, from cafés to theatres. Within Leicester, there is culture within ourselves and we surround ourselves in it everyday. Recently I went to see The Woman in Black […]

Power of women

Millions of women across the world joined together to form the Women’s march on 21st January 2017. This march was about the protection of women’s rights, safety, health, and families. This occurred in Washington D.C however, many other cities joined with them such as London, Paris, Amsterdam, New Mexico city etc. There were sister marches […]

Revision Techniques

Two words: Exam season. As we adventure back into our normal university routine, the first couple of weeks are exams. Good luck everyone! I found it so difficult to revise at home with all the food and Christmas movies on. I literally spent a whole day watching Disney films with my sister in law. However, […]

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