The Summer That Melted Everything is up for the Ohioana Literary Award

Author Tiffany McDaniel has just announced that her debut novel, The Summer That Melted Everything, is up for the Ohioana Literary Award! From Tiffany: "I have some exciting news. The Summer that Melted Everything is a finalist for the Ohioana Literary Award. It is an award celebrated in my home state of Ohio, and they are [...]

General Election 2017: The future is female

In about 5 hours, the polling stations will close, and the first constituencies will start to declare. Will it be Labour? Will it be Tory? Or will the country be divided once again? The polls have been all over the place, the bookies unsure, but what I do know is this: more women are getting [...]

General Election 2017: Politics is for the young

Last month, Theresa May called for a snap general election, to be held on the 8th of June 2017. Since the EU referendum, I've seen more and more young people taking an interest in politics. How refreshing to see the younger generations (myself included) getting involved and hashing out the pros and cons - and [...]

Theresa May calls snap general election for June 8th 2017

This morning, Prime Minister Theresa May stood outside of 10 Downing Street and announced that a general election will be held on 8th June 2017. This comes in the wake of Article 50 being triggered, and after she had assured everyone that she categorically would not call for a snap general election. "The country is [...]

UK Blog Awards 2017

From today, you can vote for The Bandwagon in the UK Blog Awards 2017! In 2014, I started this blog to provide myself with a place to write. Sounds simple enough, right? But the act of simply writing down your thoughts, and putting them out there for the world to read, can be a courageous [...]

Brexit: See Y-EU Later

Many of us have woken up this morning to news that Britain has voted to leave the European Union. The result was always too close to call, but, on Thursday 23rd June, 52% of British voters voted to leave. Scotland is reportedly considering another referendum to break with Britain, meaning it will remain in the EU [...]

Voting Matters

Apparently, women aged between 18 and 24 are the least likely to vote in the coming election. But why is this? Only 39% of young women voted in the last general election, compared to 50% of men in the same age group. When I read statistics like that, my immediate thought is, what the hell [...]