Broken windows is the metaphor used to describe disorder within communities. These disorderly acts are, under broken windows theory, markers for more serious crime within the area. Anybody who knows me will know I don’t view graffiti as an illegal act, for me it is expression and a part of the character of the city.… Continue reading Day 3 don’t cry over broken windows..
The afternoon began in the opposite direction to he morning. Rather than up in to the hills, I went down in to the city. I found myself in what you would probably describe as the central business district. The visual clues being that every other shop front in these high rise streets is a bank… Continue reading Day 2 afternoon street art spotting
Today started with waking at 4:30 am, thank-you jet lag! So I Skype’d home, handily 5 hrs ahead! I went to breakfast early and was walking the streets for 9:30am! It has been a beautiful morning and I had a mission in mind. I wanted to go further and higher than yesterday, I wanted to… Continue reading Day 2 morning adventures
After arriving in one piece, all be it with terrible jet lag, I unpacked, called home, then decided to grab my camera and see if the fresh air would help my headache! I had seen some amazing street art on my way to the hotel and if I’m honest I was itching to go and… Continue reading Valparaiso Day 1 – finding my feet
On Sunday 27th July I left home in Stoke on Trent and set of on, what has now been nicknamed #MyBigFatChileAdventure. Flying from Manchester late afternoon, I knew I had a plane change at Amsterdam, which required another search and full body scan. I then boarded the flight I time to see the sunset on… Continue reading Manchester to Valparaiso, via the Netherlands, Argentina and Santiago.
I apologise for the lack of posting over the last few weeks. This has mainly been because of the events that have occurred since degree results day. Firstly, I found out my results. I am very pleased to say that I have been awarded a BA Criminology and Sociology with First Class Honours! This included… Continue reading Graduation, Prizes and What is next for Noodle Sociology..