2018: Saving the World in a Year (#2)

Week Two: Ecosia I apologise for the delay in uploading my blogs concerning my ‘How to Save the World in a Year’ series, I have been rather preoccupied with coursework deadlines at college, however this has not stopped my mission! In today’s post I shall be discussing an eco-friendly search engine, which sounds utterly bizarre, … Continue reading 2018: Saving the World in a Year (#2)


Key Phrases in My Blogs

Carbon budget: Described as ‘A carbon budget places a restriction on the total amount of greenhouse gases the UK can emit over a 5-year period.’ https://www.gov.uk/guidance/carbon-budgets: Carbon footprint: ‘A carbon footprint is historically defined as the total set of greenhouse gas emissions caused by an individual, event, organisation, or product, expressed as carbon dioxide equivalent.’ … Continue reading Key Phrases in My Blogs

Carol: A Simplistic Beauty

*Contains spoilers* Often, I find myself disagreeing with the phrase ‘simplicity is beauty’, especially when regarding a film or novel. However, Todd Haynes’ ‘Carol’, has radically altered my opinion. A truly enchanting film, ‘Carol’, is set in Manhattan during the 1950’s, focusing on the lives of two wilful and beguiling women. Aspiring photographer, Therese (Rooney … Continue reading Carol: A Simplistic Beauty

Identity in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Novel: The Namesake

This review contains no spoilers. Originally written for a job application, here is a short review of the novel, 'The Namesake'.  Indian-American novelist, Jhumpa Lahiri, has been accredited several awards in the past decade for her work exploring life as an immigrant, regarding identity crises and the difficulties for a foreigner immersing oneself into a … Continue reading Identity in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Novel: The Namesake