Travel Diary: Rhodes

Rhodes is and has always been one of those destinations that I have been in awe over. The crystal clear blue seas, the architecture and the heat have all contributed to making Rhodes a familiar destination on my must-see list. So, a few years ago, when a family member announced they were getting married there, I was thrilled not only for them, but for the opportunity to finally travel to such a gorgeous destination.

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The Pressure Of Perfection On Social Media

After studying a Media based degree, I can really understand the importance of what social media can bring to our lives. To connect with others around the world at the touch of a button is incredible. To see parts of the world we were never likely to see before is fascinating. But, we are living more than ever in a digital age whereby everybody is living some form of second life online. Whether this is an accurate portrayal or not largely depends on the person, but I think it is fair to say that we are all guilty of tailoring our posts to show the best or most interesting aspects of our lives.

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How And Why I Went Self-Hosted!

Ohh, look, a new fancy internet space that is all mine! As you’ve probably noticed, things are looking a little different around here. I finally took the plunge and went self-hosted and boy, am I glad I did.

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My Thoughts on #MeToo

For those who do not know, #MeToo was (and still is) a social movement that became associated with the Harvey Weinstein assault allegations that emerged recently. Originally started 10 years go by activist Tarana Burke, #MeToo aims to raise awareness of the magnitude of the problem of sexual harassment, assault and rape among both men and women. The phrase recently came to light due to actress Alyssa Milano tweeting “if you’ve been sexually harasses or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet’. This tweet currently as just over 25,000 retweets, 53,500 likes and 68,000 replies.

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