The Boxing Day Test at the MCG. A highlight of the sporting calendar. Last year, India managed to win thanks to a truly special century from stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane, … Continue reading What next for the England Test Team?
I'm a freelance journalist who works at the BBC and for the website TalksforTeens. Sport, politics and culture - that's what you'll find me rambling about on this page. I want to break down big topics and questions into easy reads. Hopefully it gets you thinking!
Tom Ward is a former professional basketball player, turned coach, turned tour operator. He has recently launched a mentorship scheme for young basketball hopefuls and plays semi-pro for Sussex side … Continue reading From Brighton to Brooklyn, and back again. Tom Ward’s basketball story.
At times, progress towards gender equality has moved at a glacial pace in Western society. Yes, there have been improvements over the past few decades, such as the pay gap … Continue reading Which European countries offer the best prospects for female professionals?
The following is a little written interview with super talented cartoonist Edith. You can check her out on Insta: @edithcartoonist. = 1) When did you decide you wanted to become … Continue reading Interview with Edith Pritchett
The third national lockdown has heavily disrupted school and university, with no in-person teaching until at least 22nd February. This disruption to education could bring loneliness and a loss of … Continue reading What impact will the third national lockdown have on young people’s mental health?
During the last election, the Conservative party pledged to tackle knife crime around the UK. In their manifesto, they introduced the policy of Serious Violence Reduction Orders (SVROs). Under this … Continue reading If we really want to tackle racial injustice, then ‘Stop and Search’ must be left in the past
This piece was sent to me by a dear friend of mine, Leo McGuinn. It’s a very personal piece and it took great strength for him to write it. There’s … Continue reading It’s Okay Not To Be Okay.
Does the huge disparity between wages paid by cricket’s ‘Big Three’ and the rest of the Test cricket nations have an effect on results? Budding young sports journalist Leo McGuinn … Continue reading An investigation into the ‘Big Three’ of international cricket
What follows is a thought-provoking guest piece from young journalist Polly Nash. I’m fascinated by the power that the ‘American Dream’ has over the populace. The idea that there is … Continue reading The Incoherence of American Individualism
I’ll keep this intro shorter than usual, as what follows is an insightful long read. This was sent in by Faza Qadiri, who has a fantastic blog you can find … Continue reading Gender equality is about men and women!
This piece was sent in by aspiring journalist Maia Flora. She tackles a really interesting subject, that of relationships between mixed race couples. In our discussion for this piece, Maia … Continue reading East meets West…