I'm still here

Pen resting on the page of an open notebook.

Hello, blog. It’s been a while. In the process of typing those words I have unintentionally given myself a That’s So Raven style flashback to all the promotional emails that begin that way. Anyway, I digress. As of this moment, my most recent past post was published on November 30 last year. That means that … Continue reading I'm still here

5 Things I’ve Learned from (Finally) Trying Watercolours

I’ve had watercolour paints and pencils for… well, too long considering that I’ve only really just gotten around to using them. This is a quick list of things I’ve learned from using these watercolours and from understanding why I was so hesitant to start using them sooner. Just do it Sometimes you really just need … Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned from (Finally) Trying Watercolours

This year’s Millennium Fellowship Has Begun

The Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long global program designed to help undergraduate students in their current and future social impact work. The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) was founded in 2013 and in 2018 partnered with the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). This year there are 1,092 Millennium Fellows from 69 campuses across 16 countries. Fellows … Continue reading This year’s Millennium Fellowship Has Begun

Every Person Has a Story Worth Telling

Every person, every story. Even the most seemingly mundane aspects of one’s life will be interesting to another. In learning about history, it’s not just the big moments that are interesting. It’s also the little things, the everyday features of the past. Entire aspects of studies of ancient history are devoted to discovering artefacts and … Continue reading Every Person Has a Story Worth Telling

On the Origin of Blogging – Why is it Called a Blog?

Unless you’ve been comfortably living under a rock for the past few decades, you’ve probably heard of the term ‘blogging’. In fact, you’re reading these words on a blog right now, so the likelihood of you not knowing what a blog is, is quite slim. I myself had heard of blogs and read some blog posts in … Continue reading On the Origin of Blogging – Why is it Called a Blog?