Category: Faculties

Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou?

We live in a society that is growing conscious of the harm we do to this planet and how we can reduce it. And that’s great! We only have one planet. If this one goes down the drain we and our future children cannot decide to move to […]

Paws and Prose: Writing and the New Semester

I know I haven’t been posting about my writing recently, but that means I have been busy – Right? I feel I have been busy anyway. In this post, I will give you an update my screenwriting, final draft and the new semester. Final Draft and Screenwriting I’m still […]

Disability Education – Cross-Country Trains

Trains. Has there ever been an inch of snow that prevents you from getting wherever you need to go? For some people like Sophie, it seems to snow too often. Sophie is the author of today’s reblog. I’m being kept on my toes by the University of Derby, […]

Disability Education – My Educational Journey

A great post from my friend Sophie on the view of disability and education in schools. Well worth a read and well written. Sometimes the professionals are wrong. In fact… that seems to be the case a lot of the time. I was put in foundation classes at school, […]

The Arch-Enemy returns.

Yesterday was a busy day for me. I did some coursework, packed my stuff and went to the Christmas Party. My dad and I then travelled to my home in Birmingham. I wake up this morning, confronted by my arch-enemy: Snow. I’m grateful that my dad suggested that I […]

Uni of Derby Creative Writing Christmas Party!!!

It’s nearly Christmas and my uni course breaks up next week. Every year they throw a Christmas party. We bring our own food and drinks to share amongst the other students and the lecturers but the Lecturers bring things too. Just probably not what you’d expect.  Christmas at […]

University of Manchester —An Open Day

I am in my final year at the University of Derby and so have been looking at MA’s in Screenwriting. My lecturer recommended University of Manchester, saying that it had a good reputation for a new degree. I looked at other universities besides Derby and Manchester but didn’t […]

Bearing Disability: Birmingham PHAB Camps

What is Birmingham PHAB Camps? Birmingham PHAB Camps is a charity that means a lot to me and I’ll never forget it. When I was sixteen, I was going through a difficult time and my school suggested that I took a week holiday over the summer with this […]

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Visiting New York: Accessibility, Travel and NY Pass

Date of visit: 20th April 2017- 28th April 2017 New York City. In 2017, my Dad and I went to New York for his birthday and it was a fantastic trip, probably once in a lifetime, experience. It’s true what they say—the sky is starless. It never gets […]

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