All posts tagged poverty

Buggy Baby: The lovechild of Harold Pinter and Stanley Kubrick that inverts and reveals all about human behaviour

Gallow humour, hedonistic horror, a homage to the traumas impacting refugees are not three elements you would traditionally mix together, but in Buggy Baby, these three distinct styles blend perfectly […]

Life, it’s a maelstrom but you’ll be ok – celebrating the women who have overcome the storm in their minds

So, it was International Women’s Day on Thursday. In the year of #MeToo and Time’s Up, the key push for the year was #PressforProgress. This was centred around motivating and […]

QMUL Netball raise donations for Bloody Good Period

Last Friday, QMUL Netball hosted a collection for Bloody Good Period, an incredible charity that is working to end period poverty by providing ‘menstrual supplies to asylum seekers, refugees and […]

Victoria Park and East London’s Contradictions

Victoria Park is a potent symbol of East London’s many contradictions, straddling the fluid border between South Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Here you can see impossibly expensive townhouses, staring down […]

Reflections On Senegal

In June 2016, I embarked on a 10-week placement to Senegal with Y Care International, a government funded development programme. Along with 6 other UK volunteers, our main objectives were […]

The Rice Kingdom

The Gambia, home to just over two million people, and the smallest country in mainland Africa. It’s known for it’s beautiful beaches and smiling people and despite the poverty of […]

Gentrification and Photography in East London

Recently East London has come under heavy scrutiny with regards to gentrification. Gentrification is the process of renewal that follows an influx of middle-class or affluent people into poorer areas […]

Poverty Porn

On hearing the next series of ‘Skint’ is being filmed in my home town of Grimsby, I thought it was about time I threw my beggars hat into the ring […]