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Author Archives: Amy Dunham
Last month, the UK experienced its hottest day in February ever recorded- the first-time winter temperatures had ever exceeded 20⁰C. But whilst downplaying narratives of cornetto-crunching families on beaches were occupying the front pages of the national media, there lay a darker side to the reporting.
Some responded with facts that put this heatwave into a suddenly terrifying context, one of these being that this is just another ‘hottest day on record’ badge to add to the sash of the 21st Century.» >Read More »
There has recently been a documentary released on Netflix in a four-part series revolving the crimes committed by Ted Bundy, called ‘The Ted Bundy Murder Tapes’.
This documentary features recordings and video-tapes of a number of the live events which occurred in the time period of the 1970’s and 1980’s during which Bundy was at large. He has been named to be an American serial killer, kidnapper, rapist and necrophiliac who avoided the law and professed innocence for most of his life.» >Read More »
From a very young age, it is a very common thing that children are told by their parents the wonderful tale of the so-called magical Father Christmas. He is a described to be a large and jolly man, who wears a red and white suit. Every year he is thought to come down the chimney to give them the things their hearts most desire. So, from an extremely vulnerable and gullible age, children are being lied to.» >Read More »
The Blue Planet Effect is taking the world by storm. It brings all communities together to tackle our dependency on single use plastic. Thanks to the increase of awareness that various documentaries, social media posts and news articles are spreading, the global impact of plastic on the environment is becoming vital common knowledge. We now know that plastics do not break down, but instead break up into smaller fragments that exist in the environment for a scary amount of time.» >Read More »
The idea of Halloween, as we know it now, stemmed from a Celtic festival which marked the turn of the season and the end of summer. This was the time of year most associated with human death. As time went on, the tradition of Halloween spread to America. The Americans started to borrow from the Irish and English traditions and began to get all dressed up in scary costumes and go from door to door asking for food or money, a practice that has now become known as “trick-or-treat”.» >Read More »
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