Sexism in Hollywood: Casting Calls

A few months ago I saw a video online created by ‘Casting Call the Project‘ which is trying to raise awareness of the sexism in casting calls in the television and film industry. I wanted to do my part to help make more people aware of these issues so  the next time I was asked to…

Inside the Bubble – Week 9

Towards the end of the Michaelmas term my editors and I decided to split the Bursting the Bubble feature into ‘Inside the Bubble’ for local news and ‘Bursting the Bubble’ for national and international coverage. Click here to see my report on the week’s local events published on 9 December 2015.

Bursting the Bubble – Week 5

Due to the hectic nature of term time I have not posted all of my work for The Bubble to my portfolio so I am taking the opportunity to catch up a little. In this edition I covered the local news. Click here to view.

Don’t Get Me Started On… The Weather in Durham

Anyone who lives or has lived in Durham in the UK will know what I am talking about when I say the weather is a complicated mess. Living in the North-East of England has been a baptism of fire having grown up in the South-East. I love living in Durham but I won’t lie and…

8 Life Lessons to Learn from Gilmore Girls

So … I recently started writing for HerCampus in Durham and when asked what I wanted to write my first article on, I just knew, it had to be Gilmore Girls. Ever since it was announced that the show would be returning on Netflix I have barely been able to contain my excitement. Every casting announcement,…

Accommodations fees to rise by 3.5% for 2016/17 academic year

Hello! Apologies for the quietness on the blog front. Essays have landed upon me and my time is stretched very thin. I will hopefully be doing some more Christmassy posts in the upcoming weeks. That being said, I am still Deputy News Editor at ‘The Bubble’ and have recently reported on accommodation fee changes. Click…

Bursting the Bubble – Week 2

The second edition of our new feature at the Bubble. This time I tried my hand at summarising the local news in Durham. Click here to see our summary of news locally, nationally and internationally. Florence Odette xx

Bursting the Bubble – Week 1

So one of the many reasons I have been so busy in the past few weeks is that I have taken on a new role as the Deputy News Editor at my university magazine. This role is very new to me and I have been rapidly trying to get a grip of all the different…