Religion influences many aspects of people’s lives and thoughts. It may influence the way they dress, the foods they eat, how they use their money, and their beliefs regarding contemporary issues. People’s views on homosexuality, for example whether it is moral or not, or whether it should be legal by law, are also heavily influenced… Continue reading POST #7: How Does Religion Influence People’s Views On Homosexuality?
A random list compiled by my Grandfather: Out of the horse's mouth Stop nagging Don't look the gift horse in the mouth Drop the dead donkey You can take a horse to water but you cannot make it drink Horse sense Stubborn as a mule Shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted… Continue reading POST #6: Horseplay
Lately, screens have become a part of our everyday life as common and expected as food or drink. Living in a developed world, we depend upon phones (whether 'i' or not), tablets, television, laptops and computers; a lot - some would say far too much. The strange glow (or blue light) shining on our faces… Continue reading POST #5: Why Do We Depend On Screens So Much?
So, this is a picture of the North Face of the Eiger, a mountain in Switzerland. This was a speech I wrote for my brother because he hadn't done it until late the night before it was due. It's just a story really, but feel free to Wikipedia it if you want to know more about… Continue reading POST #4: Climbing The North Face Of The Eiger
I've recently finished two awesome books, which are very similar in some ways. One is 'The Shock Of The Fall', by Nathen Filer - Costa Book of the Year; and the other is 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. The Shock Of The… Continue reading POST #3: The Similarities Between ‘We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves’ And ‘The Shock Of The Fall’
My hair. I've touched on it before, and I suppose that's because it's quite a big part of who I am. Both Mum and Dad also have curly hair, and those genes seem to have gleefully combined to create a whopping mass of frizz sitting on top of my head at all times. I don't… Continue reading POST #2: Curly v. Straight; Why We Always Want What We Can’t Have