Drawing the Line Between Free Speech and Hate Speech

Nowadays its fairly standard to find that when something problematic occurs and people complain about it, there’s almost always one person who says “but what about free speech?” I feel like this is a buzzword that people find themselves desperately clinging to whenever they get called out about something, so I thought I’d talk about this in more detail. Freedom of speech is, of course, … Continue reading Drawing the Line Between Free Speech and Hate Speech

A New Life in Paris: Coping as a Brit Abroad

Bonjour mes amis, Let me start how I normally start – apologising for not writing for months. Although does anyone actually care? Probably not. Anyway, the reason I didn’t post anything for ages was because nothing was really happening in my life. I spent my summer working in a pub, so, yeah. But now, I’ve just embarked on a new, exciting (sort of) chapter in … Continue reading A New Life in Paris: Coping as a Brit Abroad

The Undiscovered Italy: Student Life & Sipping Mojitos in Ancona

So I just got back from an amazing four days in Ancona, Italy (don’t feel too sorry for me), where my friend Lizzie had just finished her year abroad, teaching English at a local college. She was done for the year, so my friend Tim and I decided to go and join her and get a taste of Italian culture (or four days in the … Continue reading The Undiscovered Italy: Student Life & Sipping Mojitos in Ancona