Tag : amelia dunton

The Dangers of Parents and Social Media

3 years ago / 0 comments

Text from ‘Mother’: “Why won’t you accept me on Facebook? *sad, crying face*.” Here we go, after about a year of protest she just wouldn’t let it go. Next I’m hit with a long list of her friends whose daughters have accepted them and how unfair I was being. Its … Read More

Selfie-obsession is turning us into generation stupid

3 years ago / 0 comments

The word ‘Selfie’ first appeared in 2002 and is defined by the OED as, ‘a photographic self-portrait; esp. one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.’ It’s been a stifling eleven years since ‘The Selfie’ first invaded our vernacular: fast forward to 2015 and it is … Read More

Fireworks Night for the non-Romantics

3 years ago / 0 comments

Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! Hey remember, remember how shit fireworks night was last year? Me too. Being single can suck at the best of times but we don’t need the … Read More

Netflix and Chill?

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s just another classic midweek evening. It’s been a long day at the Laidlaw, I haven’t even made a dent in my never-ending reading list and I’m finally in bed;but I’m feeling restless. I toss and turn, trying to get comfortable but I just can’t get you off my mind! … Read More

Meet your new blogs editors! Introducing Amelia…

3 years ago / 0 comments

  From Lyon with love: 8 Life lessons from the French.   Hello, as the new co-editors of the blog section, Hannah and I thought we should take the opportunity to introduce ourselves. My name is Amelia and I am a Francophile. I have just 25% left of my time … Read More

Why I love my fanny (pack).

3 years ago / 0 comments

Wearing a fanny pack comes with a lot of baggage. People snigger, stare and try to claim it’s merely a short-lived hipster trend.Bum bag wearers(or waist bag) for the prudes, I salute you. We are sensible, stylish and street savvy. Festivalgoers, clubbers, German tourists and dog walkers, let us unite … Read More

Postcard from Abroad – Université Jean Moulin III Lyon

4 years ago / 0 comments

Amelia is a third year English Literature and French student currently studying at Université Jean Moulin Lyon III. She desperately misses Leeds and being able to go to the shops on Sundays. So far her best French friend is a cat called Sushi but hopes to branch out soon. She … Read More

Postcard from Abroad – Université Jean Moulin III Lyon

4 years ago / 0 comments

Amelia is a third year English Literature and French student currently studying at Université Jean Moulin Lyon III. She desperately misses Leeds and being able to go to the shops on Sundays. So far her best French friend is a cat called Sushi but hopes to branch out soon. She … Read More

Postcard from Abroad – Université Jean Moulin III Lyon

4 years ago / 0 comments

Amelia is a third year English Literature and French student currently studying at Université Jean Moulin Lyon III. She desperately misses Leeds and being able to go to the shops on Sundays. So far her best French friend is a cat called Sushi but hopes to branch out soon. She … Read More

Postcard from Abroad – Université Jean Moulin III Lyon

4 years ago / 0 comments

Amelia is a third year English Literature and French student currently on exchange at Université Jean Moulin Lyon III. She desperately misses Leeds and being able to go to the shops on Sundays. So far her best French friend is a cat called Sushi but hopes to branch out soon. She … Read More