If South America were a person, Venezuela would be its beating heart, albeit a severely malfunctioning one that seems to be further plunging to the depths of despair. People wait hours, if not days to refill gas and up to 80% of the population are food insecure. For a nation…


The Royal family has been under intense scrutiny in the week since Harry and Meghan’s ‘tell-all’ with Oprah Winfrey. Race, monarchy, and journalistic practice have all been thrust into the nationwide spotlight. It has been an interesting week — for the first time in my 21 years, not a single…


Growing up in Britain as a young person is not what it used to be, and before the perpetual optimists chime in about how we have never been happier, healthier, or wealthier — you are understood. …


There is perhaps no chunk of land as preened and cultivated as the British countryside, little has changed since Britain’s rural exodus in the 1800s, except barrels of cider and infrequent housing development. …


Guyana is stuck in the middle of a Sino-centric game of chess — recently the nation of around 800,000 people trimmed diplomatic relations with Taiwan after threats from Beijing. This is nothing new in the 21st-century proxy war between both China and Taiwan; it has become a diplomatic game of…


Self-help is an industry. It is difficult to admit but that is the truth. Many of us have fallen down this rabbit hole — and it can often last months, if not years. A trail of books, YouTube channels, and podcasts are reminiscent of Pacman scooting around the maze absorbing…


Here we go again, bitter ex-student takes a punt at the university system. We have heard it all before, from the near £80,000 in debt for students most in need to a rapidly degrading curriculum that doesn’t really prepare you for real-life. …


Hopefully me

It’s a hazy Sunday afternoon in February, quite mild and just right. The British people go wild for a bit of blue sky — every timeline, snap, tik-tok and those behind them worship the sun god's rare mid-winter appearance. …


It is estimated that 700,000 people have left London since the pandemic began, that is enormous for a population of nearly 9 million but this is nothing we have not experienced before. …

Harry Allen

British freelance journalist & e-commerce aficionado searching for meaning in all this.

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