Making the grade

‘Your application has been unsuccessful’ were the words I read at 8AM on my UCAS letter, after being rejected from the University of Sheffield. I was heartbroken. Two years of A-Level struggle had been fruitless and I was rejected from my first choice university. I was confused. I had been predicted grades good enough toContinue reading “Making the grade”

Is the coronavirus saving the planet?

Since the beginning of the global coronavirus lockdown, the natural world has blossomed in the absence of people and industry. While a third of the world’s population are confined to their homes and economic activity has been paused, carbon emissions have reduced to unthinkably low levels. However, before celebrating this reduction in emissions, it isContinue reading “Is the coronavirus saving the planet?”