Author: Izzy S

Musings from a peninsula

Nelsons Fav Cafe Drinks – Izzy Scragg

The new Heritage Café opened last Wednesday, and Year 13 were the first to experience the highly anticipated café. I asked around Nelson to see which drinks seem to be the favourites.  For me, my personal favourite drink would be the Chai Latte. The café’s Chai Latte has the perfect milk to Chai ratio not…
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2022 or the 1950’s: The future of human rights looks suspiciously like the past – Jaz W

As a seventeen-year-old I have been alive for Brexit, Donald Trump’s presidency, an ongoing climate crisis, refugee crisis’s (yes, plural), wearing a hijab being banned for under 18’s in France, the threat of war and the actuality of war, famines in Yemen, bombings in Syria, the BLM movement, the MeToo movement.  The list could go…
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International displays of mourning – Izzy Scragg

With the passing of our beloved Queen last week, we have mourned as a school community and as a country. However, the death of our monarch has not only been felt in our nation,but abroad. Elizabeth II played a significant role in her 70 years of reign living through the most crucial moments of our…
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Love Island: What you have missed – Izzy S

It’s summer which means one thing…Love Island. Most of us have gotten into the habit of tuning into ITV2 at 9 to watch the drama unravel and I have to say season 8 of the show has been interesting to say the least. In case you don’t know what Love Island is it is a…
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RHS fashion staples – Izzy S

With the abolition of mixed rig in and the sun coming out more people are wearing civvies in general. So what are the clothing trends here at RHS? Here are a few of the basics. Tom trunks/Hobokos These types of trousers have become increasingly more popular this term, everywhere I look in the DH a…
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The Best Books of the month- Tatiana H

Wolf By Wolf-Ryan Graudin  A must-read action-packed book set in a fictional world, where the Nazis have won the war. Graudin has taken the “what if” of Hitler winning the war and paired it with the “what if” of one of the Nazi’s attempts to play with genetics working. Many know about the atrocities committed…
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Heard and Depp:The Highlights – Izzy S

The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial has been on the centre stage for weeks. Depp is suing Heard for $50 million and in response Heard has fought back by suing him for $100 million in a defermation case. In case you haven’t followed the developments in their public relationship drama over the last couple…
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The Yr 12 Hamlet Trip- Our thoughts Izzy S + Scarlet A

A few weeks ago, the Year 12 English lit class took a day out to London to watch the infamous Shakespeare play Hamlet. For those who don’t know the main plot of Hamlet is centred around the Danish court and the character of Hamlet who after being exposed to the ghost of his father seeks…
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Netflix’s obsession with Fraud- Izzy S

Over the past couple of weeks, there has been a trend when it comes to Netflix’s new content that being of FRAUDSTERS. I have watched both The Tinder Swindler and Inventing Anna which narrate the story of people living a luxurious lifestyle based upon lies and deception. The shows are based around two separate people;…
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A History of Prime Minestral Blunders and Scandals- Izzy Scragg

With Boris’s new party scandals surfacing it’s hard to decipher what’s more shocking, the fact that the government are continuously breaking their own rules or the hideous and cringeworthy dance moves by the acclaimed coke lover Michael Gove. The government’s corruption highlights the fact that even in a ‘1st world country’ top politicians are all the…
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