• The First Martyr of the Easter Rising

    Patrick Pearse stood by the steps of the General Post Office (G.P.O.) on O’Connell Street and declared that “the Irish Republic is entitled to, and hereby claims, the allegiance of every Irishman and Irishwoman.” Masses of people lined the streets…

  • My Granddad

    Earlier this week, I said goodbye to one of my favourite people. My grandfather, Francis Phillips, was a unique character. Of all the people I’ve met who knew him, not a bad word could be said against him. He had…

  • The raggedy man in Birmingham

    As of September, I became a resident of Birmingham. Since then, I have frequented the city centre dozens of times for job interviews, work and leisurely purposes. As much as I love the city of Birmingham and what it offers,…

  • Overcoming Readers Block

    Reader’s Block: a term used to describe the period of time when no book can maintain your attention. We’ve all experienced it at some point; the times when you just can’t focus on a book or nothing interests you, so…

  • The myths I was told about University

    The following is a list of myths I was told about university, both before going and whilst I was there. I am going to tell you what they were and debunk them, to ease any anxieties future students may have! You…

  • A guide to staying safe in Aberystwyth

    When I knew I was going to university, I had many anxieties about what I would face there: drugs, spiking of drinks, prankster room-mates, sexual harassment, Freshers’ Flu and bullying. I’ve heard a lot of people think that I am…

  • You deserve more than a part time friend

    We’ve all known one: someone who has been a part of our lives for a while, to the extent that we describe them as a friend. They’re with you for some great times, and you wouldn’t think twice about inviting…

  • The real horror behind Ashley Madison

    It’s a deep and fiery debate that has many sides and too many personal grievances – is it morally correct to ‘cheat’ on your partner? From the outset I, as millions of others, would argue that it is not. Cheating…

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