So as anyone living in the UK will know, it was announced fairly recently that a general election will be held in June. I am not the only person who is quite frustrated at yet another election coming around to cause further division in our country. I would describe my political views as left wing,… Continue reading ‘An election?! Again?! Really? Really.’
So 9 months ago, after 22 years of life in Scotland, I left for a life ‘down south’. I had never lived more than 80 miles from my parents and now I would be 457 miles from home in a town where I knew no-one. Technically I am still living in the same country, so… Continue reading Scotland V England
Get good grades, go to university, get a job. That’s what I was told to do and that’s what I did. That is what people do, it was supposed to make me happy. I was offered a graduate job 8 hours from home and I didn’t even consider turning down the offer. This is what I had… Continue reading Life after graduation…
In 2014, I was scared, scared that Scotland would leave the UK. I worried about possible economic consequences, divides within Scotland and obviously about the ‘divorce’ from the rest of the UK. I have always been proudly British. I was relieved when I woke up on September 19th to find we would remain a part of… Continue reading I am Scottish, British, European.