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Food for Positive Thought

As tensions rise across the U.K with the ever-shifting political climate, possibilities for tuition fee increases and all that is problematic with the US right now , the rise of […]

Ellen Roberts-James

Excuse My French: Bienvenue à Genève!

On Tuesday I finally arrived in Geneva! The journey involved a lot of waiting around (due to my dad’s eagerness to leave extra early to avoid traffic), lugging my enormous human-sized suitcase around on my own […]

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My Husband’s Wife

Under the sharia law, marriage is seen as a social contract between a man and a woman that is legally binding. The faith does not encourage any type of monasticism or […]

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Valentine’s Day: Don’t Cave to Expectations

Valentine’s Day is an occasion to celebrate love: devotion to one another if you’re in a committed relationship; a chance to highlight how you feel if it’s a fresh venture […]

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Post-Graduation Blues

Think of it like yoga: bend your body at a ninety degree angle, hands firmly on the mat shoulder width apart while balancing on your tip toes. You are in […]

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Year Abroad: Part 14, The Post Office

I hate the post office in France. It’s shit. And indeed, you might well ask yourselves how 500 words are going to be dedicated to it, but they will be. I will begin by […]

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Grandma’s Soup

I’ll be straight, I am a grandma. Shawl and slippers included. To clarify, I put this together myself, but inspired by flavours that I know work. If, and when I […]

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Plastic Warfare: Plastic is not that Fantastic

As important as our food is to our society and lives, the sustainability of the ways in which we package food are way more. When we dive into our packets […]

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Why the travel ban won’t bring a halt to terrorist threat in the US

President Trump, after being in office for 12 days, signed 18 executive orders and memorandums. Surprisingly, the figure falls one short of the executive orders and memorandums signed by President […]