The Lady on the Train

Yesterday quite a special thing happened whilst I was on a train journey. I ran onto my train as I was a little late and just made it (phew!), I had about 5 bags as I was going away on some trips so was quite an ordeal getting my bags on haha. After settling into…

Using fashion to make Equality Reality

As a lot of my readers may know I gained a strong interest in Gender Equality throughout my University degree. In turn, this led to my final year Dissertation being titled ‘Son Preference with reference to Adolescent Marriage in Pakistan’. I am, therefore,  always on the look out for active ways to provide and enhance young girls…

Sunshine on a Rainy Day-WaterAid

I recently joined the special WaterAid Project Sunshine team so I wanted to share the great work behind this project with you. WaterAid is an amazing charity that now has teams in 37 countries worldwide making great progress towards a world where everyone has access to clean drinking water and a safe running toilet. The aim…

What’s next Graduate?

This question has to be the most dreaded and hated question for all recent graduates and I can’t count how many times I’ve been asked it since graduating in July. Why is it that people expect you to go straight into a graduate scheme or in a great company, it is not that easy! But…

Happy International Day of the Girl

So this morning I woke up and checked my phone to find that Facebook were advertising ‘International Day of the Girl’ with the option to add a frame to your profile picture to show your support. As an avid user of social media myself I am not unaware of the negative effects and changes it has had to society….

Was Accra how I expected?

Witnessing the creations of new builds dotted around the capital city, especially numerous malls, displayed the recent development of Ghana. What I found striking was the huge divide between the people working in and visiting the innovative builds to the surrounding poor locals begging and living in poor conditions. During the trip one night myself…

Ghana trip! 

So I’ve had a crazy busy few weeks full of assignments, rowing races and more assignments but I handed in my last assignment before Easter and It was time for our field trip to Ghana!!! I mentioned before about this trip but as part of my University course we have a customary field trip for…

The travel bug

“The world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page” – Augustine of Hippo One thing you will come to realise is I am a sucker for quotes and this is one of my favourites. Travelling is one of those things I personally believe people just have to do at…