As the referendum on staying in the EU gets ever closer, it’s now only just over a week away until Britain goes to the polls to decide the fate of their country in Europe. The question of whether or not Britain should leave the European Union is everywhere at the moment. You’d have to have been living under a rock to not have heard anything about it, although saying that I mentioned it to a friend of mine last weekend and she was blissfully unaware…Continue Reading “On Brexit – What’s best for the UK?”

I’ve recently been following politics in the US a little closer, and the preparation for the primaries early next year really intrigued me. For those not familiar with American politics, primaries take place months before the actual election of the President, and involve the choosing of each party’s candidate who gets put forward in the presidential election. This is the fight within the party, the battle of Democrat against Democrat, and Republican against fellow Republican. I find this far more exciting than the eventual presidential…Continue Reading “Race to the Top: The Future President of the United States?”

This is going to be a deceivingly political post I’m afraid, so anyone here just for the make up chat should probably check back soon for a different type of post! I was inspired to write about the current plans, due to be released in the Budget tomorrow, for extended Sunday trading hours. Amateurly diagnosed as a shopaholic by almost everyone I know, this is something that interests me. However, this really jumped out at me due to my time spent working in retail, which…Continue Reading “To Shop or Not To Shop”

This is going to be a bit of a random post, but it’s something that has much confusion surrounding it, for both those agreeing and disagreeing with what happened. OSFL (Oxford Students for Life) are an anti-abortion group who were due to hold a debate between two men on the subject of abortion and it’s relation to our national culture. I will stress that it was a clearly two-sided debate, with one person arguing for the motion that ‘Britain’s abortion culture hurts us all’, and…Continue Reading “‘Abortion Culture’ and ‘Authoritarian Students’ at Oxford University?”