The Beauty, Fragility, and Demise of the Seven Seas. “Fire, dancing, driving down to the lighthouse and watching the last of the light fade away. The rain had dissipated and opened up a clear sky for the last of the sun’s colours to smother the horizon ahead. I can’t quite remember what made me laughContinue reading “At War With Our Oceans.”
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The Story of Oat Milk, A Water Bottle, & The People That Make Our Toilet Paper.
Does Corporate Environmental Responsibility Really Ensure a Green Future? Oat milk, a water bottle, and the people that make our toilet paper. Despite their differences, what they all have in common is a conflict of interests when it comes to corporate environmental responsibility (CER). In the age of environmental and ecological degradation, fingers are pointedContinue reading “The Story of Oat Milk, A Water Bottle, & The People That Make Our Toilet Paper.”
Is Home a Restricting Place To Be ?
It’s all about the small town mentality. It’s in the meaningless rumours, the stagnant beliefs and the closed-off minds. For the best part of my life I have lived in relatively small villages that feed from either side of a relatively medium-sized town. When this is all you know, it’s hard to come to termsContinue reading “Is Home a Restricting Place To Be ?”
The Man in The Fish Van: The Story Behind The Morecambe Bay Disaster
Last year I was introduced to the concept of ‘following the thing’. This felt like an obscure term to me, so I took to the internet to only find directionless results to what this term really meant. After some thought and further research, I have scaled back the true meaning of this phrase to aContinue reading “The Man in The Fish Van: The Story Behind The Morecambe Bay Disaster”
Humans: Why Are We The Most Problematic Species?
A couple of years ago, my friend said a phrase in passing that went along the lines of ‘humans are the Earth’s virus’. At the time, it seemed pretty self-explanatory. From her point of view, we have the ability to create poison that inflicts harm onto the planet. From an environmental standpoint, we view earthContinue reading “Humans: Why Are We The Most Problematic Species?”
Global Consumption: Has it Shaped Who We Are Today?
Whilst sitting at home, we are all suspended in the bizarre period of a global pandemic. Yet, to me this time has a certain stillness about it. What is it about this new kind of everyday that feels so familiar? On the face of it, nothing is going on in my home. Everyday is almostContinue reading “Global Consumption: Has it Shaped Who We Are Today?”
Is it Wrong To Travel For Your Own Personal Fulfilment?
The word ‘travelling’ idolises the freedom to move; the ability to experience the unfamiliar, an importance of the journey over the destination and a chance to exhibit these places in a refined and often deluded light. Yet, to travel somewhere does not specify the location, interpretation, or necessity. So, why do I have a preconceivedContinue reading “Is it Wrong To Travel For Your Own Personal Fulfilment?”
Is Climbing a Place to Discuss Gender Politics?
What does it feel like to be a woman who climbs? A question no one has ever asked me and one I don’t feel needs to be asked. Is it right for gender politics to weave its way into climbing, or has it always been there but is rarely addressed? Climbing is an ever-evolving sport,Continue reading “Is Climbing a Place to Discuss Gender Politics?”