Making Video Assignment 2 – Ella Meads

https://youtu.be/qQZep8K1Y0c Reflection Deciding exactly what I wanted to film my video about was quite a daunting task. I immediately knew I wanted to create something regarding surveillance as I was most interested in that topic, but it took me a little while to determine exactly what content and messages I wanted to include in my [...]

Making Video Assignment 1 – Ella Meads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBl2csED5-s Reflection Decisions Prior to filming my video for assessment one, I created a plan in which I outlined what I wanted to convey in my video and the context. In this process I determined the facts I wanted to talk about such as my age, my career goals, my interests and a little information [...]

Dear Anxiety

Dear Anxiety

Dear Anxiety,  Over the past few months we have spent a lot of time together and have come to know each other quite well. I have come to the realisation that you are a persistent little guy who loves to ensure I am aware that I should be stressed or that I am out of my comfort zone. Usually, [...]

My Top 10 Favourite Artists

My Top 10 Favourite Artists

Music has always been a big part of my life and something I have loved to share with others. I love its diversity and how it can bring people together by providing them with something in common. Below are some of my all-time favourite bands, hopefully you'll give them a listen. 1. The Wombats Some of my [...]

My Sunset Addiction

My Sunset Addiction

I am a sunset addict. I love the diversity of every sunset and that their colours are so intense and beautiful. I've experienced some amazing sunsets, as I'm sure we all have, and they never fail to make me feel peaceful and content. Sitting and watching a sunset always seems to put things into perspective and makes my problems seem [...]

When: A Poem to Empower

This is a poem I wrote earlier this year. It definitely comes from the heart. When you are told "you can" but they don't really meant itWhen you are subjected to prejudice but they don't know you feel itWhen lies turn to truths because everyone accepted itAnd unfairness is fair until somebody questions it? When day [...]

When in Lyon

When in Lyon

Since being in Lyon I've noticed that most of it's citizens consider it the most beautiful city in the world. Whilst I wouldn't say it's the most beautiful city , I definitely believe it's one of them. The city truly is breathtaking with winding cobbled streets, numerous historical monuments, breathtaking views and, arguably, the best food in France!  Over the past [...]

At The Top of The Hill

At The Top of The Hill

One day while I was in France, I spent attempting to go sight-seeing with my host sister in Lyon. I say attempting because we really only visited la Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière...it's a mouthful I know. It's a church that was built in the 19th century but the hill it sits on, Fourvière, has a long history of religious [...]