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  • What Do You Want to Be When You’re Older?

    That’s one of the big questions I got asked growing up. Even when my world was a tiny terrace house on a gravel street and I thought childhood would never end. Even then, my family and teachers asked me “what’s your dream job”. Growing up When I was 5, I was laying on the living […]

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  • Shit, I’m Not a Woman

    Disclaimer: this post explores my personal understanding and experience with gender. This may differ from yours. That’s ok. Back in 2019, I published a blog post called “Shit, I’m a Lesbian“. At the time, I was a newly out lesbian trying to make sense of all the confusing things from my childhood that stopped me […]

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  • Community Street Fair

    Now that the Summer is here and I am back in Lancaster, I am finding new ways to get involved in my community. As a student, it is rare to live on a street that has a community feel. Lancaster is plagued by ‘student’ streets that suffer from the constant changing of residents. But, just […]

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  • Still Learning About Myself

    One thing no one taught me growing up is just how long it would take for me to know myself. How I wouldn’t be aware of certain aspects of myself, my personality and identity. Whether that’s being oblivious to the fact that I was a lesbian until I was 20, only just realising at 23 […]

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  • Amateur Photographer Devon Louise

    Over the past 3 months I have been attending Teesside University’s ‘Introduction to Photography’ Course, an online learning experience with weekly classes. Before this course, I’ve loved capturing vistas and landscapes with my phone; especially holiday highlights and views from hilltops – I mean who doesn’t? I really thought that the more I captured, the […]

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  • Lancaster Arts: Marketing Internship

    This Spring and Summer term, I’ll be joining the team at Lancaster Arts for an internship in Marketing! My job will involve helping students become more connected with the arts, creativity, and their community through artistic projects hosted by Lancaster Arts. I’ll be posting on their social media, making posters, writing blogs, and generally creating […]

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  • Goodbye Lancaster

    *Please excuse the choppy writing. This is a post I have tried to make for so long, editing, deleting, and reworking to no end. So I decided to just write my thoughts and feelings and publish what came out. Enjoy* I’ve spent the past month trying to write this post. This time last year I […]

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