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Poverty is like a crime you did not commit.

I sit on Seat Number 10F of the Druk airlines, after reading another article about  maimed children in a village in India. The microphone crackles as the stewardess tells us to stay buckled due to the turbulent weather. The plane shakes violently ...

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments


In the middle of another extremely busy half term, how many of us are already in need of a holiday? The dictionary defines work as an activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a result. I define work similarly, anything ...

November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bob Dylan – Deserves the Nobel Prize?

Sitting curled up on the bed, I looked up startled when my mother dropped a newspaper near my feet. ‘Why don’t you read this, you need to know what’s going on in the world around you. What’s the point in going to UWC when ...

November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Are our ethics vulnerable to CHAOS?

What if I told you that tomorrow morning a nuclear missile will hit your country, wiping out half of the population in one vicious radioactive blow? Of course, you wouldn’t believe me, and think of the question as complete nonsense. No one would ...

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Is a college degree a requirement for fame?

From the time I began to comprehend the world  around me, I had my mother’s voice ringing in my ears, ‘’You need to have good grades so that you can be independant and stand on your own feet in future!’’.This just indicates how children ...

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments