How does the media shape meanings around gender and sexuality?

This is the second assignment to my gender and sexuality module for anyone who is interested! I posted the first one yesterday, any comments and opinions would be great πŸ™‚ How does the media shape meanings around gender and sexuality? In today’s modern society there is an increasing amount of media, and one main research…

My Top 10 Personal Travel Photographs

So I thought I’d just do a quick post sharing my favourite 10 photos that I took from the last year! I know I’m no professional and I’m still new and I’m still learning and I know I have a huuuggee way to go but I’m not going to give up because it’s something I’m…

London – Our Anniversary (The Shard and Camden)

So my wonderful boyfriend booked us a couple days in London for our second anniversary. I know two years doesn’t sound like much but we have lived together for the whole time we have known each other (thats how we met) so you get closer quicker! But anyway, he organised a weekend in London and…

Europe Road Trip Plan (Campervan)

Today I am really excited because I have finally finished my road trip plans! We only have a month so we aren’t doing as many countries as we had originally planned but we actually have everything booked and I cannot wait! It is just my boyfriend and I going. We are starting in June because…

Cornwall, England

As I mentioned in my last post I recently lost my beautiful gran, the most amazing woman I have ever known, who raised me and loved me as her own child. We decided to scatter her ashes in Port Isaac, Cornwall, as this is where her and my Grampy have their happiest memories (they were…

Dealing with Grief: An Experience and Advice

I wouldn’t usually post something so personal, but after having to deal with and overcome something as hard as losing someone, I thought it was important to share this even if it helps just one other person. So I took a long break from writing, as last year I lost my gran. I know others…

USA Road Trip (Part 2 – Death Valley and Reno)

As I mentioned in my last post, I have recently arrived home from an amazing adventure, where I made the most amazing memories that will never be forgotten. The route went as follows: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon South Gate – Hoover Dam – Las Vegas – Pahrump – Furnace Creek Death Valley – Yosemite…

USA Road Trip (Part 1 – Vegas and The Grand Canyon)

I haven’t written in a while, purely because I have been on my favourite trip so far and it was so jam packed full that I didn’t have any time to write whilst I was there. We’d had this trip planned for a while, about a year, and the more time went on the more…

Tales of a First Year Student

Just as a warning, this blog post is going to be purely about me (selfish) and stories of surviving first year university! I’ve said this before, but going to university was the best decision I have ever made, I’ve had the best time and met the most amazing people so thought I would share some…

Tips for New Students (from a student)

Starting university can be daunting, its a new situation, new surroundings, new friends and a completely new life. Nobody can really fully expect what their university life will be like for them and everyone’s experience is different. With my personal experience I guess I’ve been lucky, going to university is the best decision I ever…