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    The life of a sixteen year old today

    A few nights back my sixteen year old sister and her friends were having a sleepover. Being the creepy older sister that I am, I perched myself next to them with a big ol’ slice of pizza and listened in on their chat AND I FELT SO OLD. What the hell were they talking about? I needed to ask some questions.

    Now that I’ve caught up and I’m cool again I thought it would be helpful to impart some of the wisdom that I’ve learned from the youth of today.. and it all revolves around social media. How can adolescence have have changed so much in just 6 years?? Damn you Zuckerburg!  Continue reading…

    Cats are the best

    Finally handed my dissertation in! Hoooraaaay!

    So I’ve come back home to Wales for a bit of recovery which so far has included eating creme eggs, wandering aimlessly around the house to avoid doing essay readings and cuddling my beaut of a cat.

    Spending the day with Lola has made me realise how wonderful and important cats are and has made me desperately miserable about the fact that when I’m at home in Edinburgh I am completely cat-less. Here are a few reasons that cats are the very best.  Continue reading…


    In Melbourne today a mural of Kim Kardashian’s naked selfie has been defaced with the word Slut.

    The artist, Mark Walls, admitted he was “pretty bummed” but said that it “was a given considering the subject matter.” The very fact that this might be “a given” is incredibly sad.

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