An open letter to the writer and senders of the ‘Punish a Muslim’ letter,

I’ll be honest as a fellow born-and-bred Yorkshire woman, I’ve always been told to speak my mind but remain polite. Yet I'm equally aware of how passionate and loud we can be on average, so this is going to be a difficult task. Bear with me.   I’m not going to do what others have [...]

Making the most of your surroundings: Year Review

It's been a little over a year since I re-entered London to pursue my next project, my doctoral research into exclusions in online spaces. It's also been about seven years and three weeks since I first connected to the capital, I mention this only because today I was not clocked as being from anywhere else. [...]

Quick Note: Today’s Round Up

Today I delved deeper into the link between economy, capitalism and digital platforms considering how individuals or rather the differences between individuals are manifested upon digital platforms. I read further into Milanovic's paper on global inequality - in order to ground me in a social policy framework and vantage point. This is because I awoke [...]

FutureLearn Course – Empire: the Controversies of British Imperialism

This morning I signed up to an 6 week online course, which starts on the 16th of January 2017. The course is run on the Future Learn platform, is completely free and entitled 'Empire: the Controversies of British Imperialism'. It should take only 3 hours a week, so I'm hoping to fit it in without [...]