You may have heard the term ‘search engine optimisation’ before, but do you have any idea what that actually means? Before I looked into it, I didn’t really know either. Search engine optimisation (SEO) is the process of maximising the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring that the site appears high on the […]Read More Journalism & SEO
How many people have to die before you finally get the message? How many wasted thoughts and prayers before someone actually does something? We’ve all seen the news. We all know what I’m talking about. Gun crime in America is spiralling out of control. Just on Friday (May 18th), there was yet another high school shooting, this […]Read More Stop killing people, you fucking twats.
Hello all! Those of you who have been following my Twitter or know me personally may already be aware that a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of joining the 10 Yetis Digital team for a week for a taste of the glamorous life of PR. I had met Andy Barr, co-founder and […]Read More 10 THINGS I LEARNED AT 10 YETIS
Journalists have been worrying about this a lot in past years. Is print on its way out? Magazines and newspapers have been shutting down or turning to online versions at an unbelievable rate leaving people wondering if this could be the future for all print journalism. We live in an age where news is consumed […]Read More Are magazines dying out?
In the red corner: the people who give you the news you want, when you want; journalists! In the blue corner: the people who give journalists the information they need whilst protecting reputations of high profile individuals; PR professionals! Who will win this fight against fake news? Well, both actually. They’re both equally as important as […]Read More Journalism VS Public Relations
Do you remember being shown a VCR tape of how reproduction works in school, and the teachers calling that sex education? Because I do. And that tape was clearly from the 70’s. My teacher, literally blew dust off it before she put it in the TV. So with sexual culture changing rapidly, especially in the […]Read More Sex Ed; is it outdated?
The smell of damp, dust and old food is one I’ll never forget. As I walked around Gloucester Prison, the odour followed me. The cells were old and smelled like mildew and mould. The kitchens like month-old cabbage. The chapel like old dusty books. You could even smell body odour in one of the wings. […]Read More HMP Gloucester: The forgotten prison
Dear dad, Fifteen years is a long time. A lot has happened. A lot of good things, a lot of bad things. But you’ve missed it all. It’s not your fault though; I know that now. I was angry, but I’m not anymore. I haven’t been for a really long time now. How can I […]Read More An open letter to my father
Part of me doesn’t know why I’m bothering writing this. We all know what I’m going to say. We all know what the right thing to do is. But will anything change? No. Of course it bloody won’t. But what else can I do? I’m British; any American who disagrees with my opinion will just […]Read More Your thoughts and prayers are not enough.
It’s taking over the world. There’s no escaping it. If you don’t listen to K-Pop, then someone you know does. It’s grown into an impressively large fanbase, especially via. Twitter. Personally, I’m a huge fan. In particular, of the band 방탄소년단. No idea what that means? I don’t expect you to, unless you’re also a fan. […]Read More 10 things you should NEVER say to a K-Pop fan…