Taking Up Space

My university experience, based on ‘Taking Up Space’.

How to exercise in self-isolation.

Two weeks ago, my university emailed to inform myself and my flat mates that we would have a fourteen-day period of isolation. This meant that we would be forced to remain in our rooms as much as possible as a precautionary measure to stop the virus spreading within our kitchen group and beyond. The onlyContinue reading “How to exercise in self-isolation.”

Fresher’s Week

The famous freshers week. Usually synonymous with drinking, partying and having sex. This year however, included all of those things but with an extra COVID-19 twist added in. Club nights were replaced by games nights on Teams and talks were replaced introductory speeches on Zoom. I soon realised that online interactions were not how IContinue reading “Fresher’s Week”

A conversation about colourism (w/Tabitha)

Last Monday I opened Twitter to see Nella Rose, Chunkz and Somalis trending. I didn’t think much of it because they’re quite popular influencers/YouTubers and at that point, were considered the people’s champions. However, I quickly realised that they were trending for the wrong reasons; as so often is the case on Twitter. Their TweetsContinue reading “A conversation about colourism (w/Tabitha)”