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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, […]

Coursework, calling estate agents and Christmas

It is finally December and first semester is over. There was a massive difference from first year to second year, as the workload did definitely increase and it all counts to your final grade. November was heavily loaded with coursework as there was numerous deadlines. It was just very long nights and lack of sleep […]

San Carlos󠄀

San Carlos󠄀

As a big food person, I am a person who likes to try different food places. Leicester has numerous food places from Turkish to Indian to Mexican. My recent discovery is an Italian restaurant called San Carlos located on Granby Street. San Carlos is one of Leicester’s most popular restaurants and becomes very busy in […]

Lack of motivation?

November. Lovely November. November is the month where our lecturer decides to bombard us with deadlines. November is the month where the night are colder and we’re sitting in the library until god knows what time. Some of us may feel demotivated and question why we even are at university? Some of us feel so stressed […]

Trump for President- Am I living in a nightmare?

9/11/2016: America shocked the world with their new president Donald Trump. That’s right ladies and gentlemen, Donald Trump!  United States of America 45th president.   I was truly shocked when I saw it flash up on my BBC notifications. I’m still trying to understand why Americans would elect an individual who is so narrow minded and […]

From Leicester to London, London to Leicester

The last few weekends I’ve been going back home. As a geographer, I tend to think a lot whilst I’m travelling, in terms of the every day to day people I pass and how the landscape changes throughout the years. On my recent trip, I was reflecting back to my social and culture lecture that […]

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