Paris

Donations for the Notre Dame, where have the world’s richest been hiding?

Donations for the Notre Dame, where have the world’s richest been hiding?

According to Reuters, after just two days of the disaster of Notre Dame Cathedral, the total of donations for rebuilding was reaching 900 million euros. As a history student, I am not lacking sympathy for the country in this difficult time. They are mourning the loss of a monumental landmark which has defined France and Paris’ history and culture. However, I cannot stand by and witness the praise which those who have donated are receiving for their overly generous donations to the cause when the world faces much more contentious humanitarian and environmental issues.

Year Abroad Series: Tash Hylton and la vie en rose

La vie en rose: chronicling my year abroad by subconsciously curating a photo album   I’ve never considered myself a photographer. I’ve always enjoyed taking photos, whether that is via a disposable camera, a digital camera, instax polaroid or my phone.  No one has taught me how to take photos “properly” but that hasn’t stopped […]