All posts tagged victims

Drink Spiking – Be Aware

As I close the chapter that is university in the book of my life so far, I find myself reflecting upon my three-year journey and naturally Fresher’s Week comes to […]

Banners Raising Awareness about Sexual Abuse.

The pictures featured in this post are part of a student led project to raise awareness about, and protest against, sexual abuse around Queen Mary’s campus. Be warned that the […]

Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]

It’s Too Easy to Forget That Kindness Binds Us

On Sunday morning, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Tu-154 plane crashed in the Black Sea that was heading from Moscow to Syria. The plane was carrying 92 people, among them 64 […]

Excuse My French: Part 5

What a fortnight. After the most refreshing yet heartbreakingly nostalgic trip back to London, I returned to Avignon to celebrate Halloween Erasmus style. That is to say, we all got […]

Walking past Queen Mary’s Novo Cemetery as Halloween approaches…

Walking through the soft moss-covered terrain, one is overcome with a sense of haunting. The leaves scattered all around illuminate flecks of greenish decay mixed with coffee-coloured brunette sediments of […]

Unpacking the culture of victim blaming

For a culture that continually insists it loves to back the underdog, we don’t half enjoy ripping the shit out of them too. Those of us – hopefully most of […]