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My Nose

As part of my personal blogging, I wanted to talk about something that’s super close to my heart (actually, it’s really close to my eyes.) I’m going to open up about my insecurities growing up about my nose and how I’ve grown to love it and my other features. So growing to love it was […]

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Pretentious Academia

Trigger warning: a rant. Not only a rant but the rantiest of rants that you will ever see on Pepper. Okay, so I’m annoyed about the books in my reading list. I love my degree, I love what we discuss in the seminars, I love theory. But I hate the reading. Like, truly hate the […]

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A Structural Update

Heading into the new year, I feel that I’d like to take Pepper in a new direction. I would like to structure my blogging so that you have an idea of the sort of content I’ll be producing each week. This way, it’s tailored to your tastes and you can look into the areas that […]

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Moving On

So, a lot of us are disheartened, afraid, annoyed… you name it. But one thing I want to say (something I find hard to say) is that we should respect the result of the General Election. “Yes, the Tories won. Yes, it’s going to affect a lot of the stuff we care about. For me, […]

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Critical Limits

I looked at the two contesting parties and thought: “None of these really fully represent the way I think.” But of course I knew that they didn’t form their manifestos and ideologies to please me but to please the nation. So I tried to see which one I liked best. Frustrated, I had resolved in […]

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The Lion King

I remember going with my family to watch the live action adaptation of the Lion King. It was great (neglecting the fact that they got rid of He Lives In You, which will forever slap), but it made me realise that my degree has essentially ruined this beautiful Disney classic; all I could see was […]

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On the Plus Side

I’m starting off the new year with a bang. or a kick. or a jump. (Some form of exercise at least.) I’m going to Clubhouse Xtra, an event running from the 2nd-4th January set up by Christians in Sport to equip sportspersons to share their faith with their team members and honour God with their […]

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Pepper Dresses Better

It’s no secret that I am head over heels in love with thrifting and sustainable fashion, so a few weeks ago, I went to an event with a friend which was part of the Change Festival. It was a follow up talk, titled Imagine Dressing Better. I assumed that it would be a panel-style talk […]

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Transparency

In the clothes haul, I made a cute statement about how I wanted to be transparent with you guys and that came with it’s challenges. So this week’s blog won’t be political, but it will be deeper than usual. One of the things I struggled with was settling into my degree – 2nd year was […]

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