The start of my Canadian adventure…

Bonjour à tous! I’m writing this post on the bus from Montréal to Sainte-Agathe des Monts. My blog over the next 10 weeks will be a means of documenting my Canadian adventure, working as a Camp counsellor at a bilingual summer camp in Quebec. This is my first time travelling alone somewhere so far from…

Back to Belfast: Back to the Past?

On returning home to NI after my first year in Manchester, I am strongly reminded just how inextricably linked politics is with culture here. Following the momentous referendum held in the Republic of Ireland on 25th May, I’m writing about something extremely topical and controversial across the whole island: ABORTION. I acknowledge that abortion, like many…

The Coffee Crawl: MCR edition: Part II.

Continuing my ‘Coffee Crawl’ around Manchester. Next stop, Pot Kettle Black in the Barton Arcade on Deansgate. Priding themselves in speciality coffee and brunch, PKB had an easy, relaxed vibe.  I love the Express Hatch, perfect for grabbing an on-the-go coffee. My heart shaped cappuccino was served on a silver tray with a chocolate wafer –…

The Coffee Crawl: MCR edition: Part I.

I’ve finally taken the leap and started what I’ve always aspired to do: write a blog.  On saying that, I have picked a questionable time to do it.  Slap bang in the middle of summer exams. For many students at this time of year you’ve resorted to coffee, hoping the caffeine fix will give you…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton