It’s hard to believe that the 0.5mm pieces of plastic can do harm to our water supply, but new research suggests other wise. After all, their minuscule size means they often escape filtration systems and when you think about how common these are in face washes and toothpastes, en mass these little blighters are causing serious long-term problems.
The day after my graduation felt so surreal. I met up with my old flatmates, Alice and Amy to celebrate the end of an era over tea and cake. One of our favourite haunts is Teacup in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Don’t let the hipster vibes put you off. This quaint part of the city is packed full of great independent retailers and eateries that welcome anyone.
I’d like to say we reminisced, but since we’re all in denial that we’re no longer students, we’ve reveled in stories of what everyone is up to back at home and people watched a couple across the road who were clearly on a Tinder date.
At the somewhat young(ish) age of 21, you’d think I was far from being a bitter old woman. Yet, I slipped into grandma territory when I went to see Lower Than Atlantis play at The Deaf Institute, Manchester.