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Shona Louise Jackson
Sheffield, University of

English Literature graduate & Magazine Journalism postgrad.

Weaknesses for tea, travel and old books.

 

Winner of The National Student's Student Travel Writer 2015 competition.

 

 

Ranking:
Articles:  9
Reads:  60,618

 

Place a group of strangers on a bus and mix well.

Discovering New Zealand: On the Road with Kiwi Experience

Place a group of strangers on a bus and mix well.

The Māori fight for equality is not something that is consigned to the history books.

Why the Māori struggle for equality is far from resolved in New Zealand

The Māori fight for equality is not something that is consigned to the history books.

Short of time? Here's what to fill your time with in Wellington.

What to do with 24 Hours in Wellington

Short of time? Here's what to fill your time with in Wellington.

I embarked on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in the same way you might walk into a patio door, or a pothole - completely unawares.

Lessons Learnt Hiking New Zealand's Tongariro Crossing

I embarked on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in the same way you might walk into a patio door, or a pothole - completely unawares.

Tradition in Norway is not a ‘back in my day…’ story told by an aging relative over an open fire. It isn’t limited to the yellowing pages of history books or encased in the glass exhibit boxes of museums.  Rather than exiled to the past tense, Norwegian traditions are alive and kicking.

From Patriotism to Party Buses: Norway's Unique Traditions

Tradition in Norway is not a ‘back in my day…’ story told by an aging relative over an open fire. It isn’t limited to the yellowing pages of history books or encased in the glass exhibit boxes of museums.  Rather than exiled to the past tense, Norwegian traditions are alive and kicking.

Student Travel Writer finalist Shona Jackson gets off the beaten track in rural Norway.

Off the Beaten Path: Discovering Norway's Rural Idyll

Student Travel Writer finalist Shona Jackson gets off the beaten track in rural Norway.

Student Travel Writer 2015 finalist Shona Louise Jackson visits the Norwegian capital of Oslo. 

Made in Oslo: My Time in the Design Capital

Student Travel Writer 2015 finalist Shona Louise Jackson visits the Norwegian capital of Oslo. 

Love them or loathe them, Kendall, 19, and Kylie, 17, are defining a new phase of popular culture. They're evocative of the new-wave instagirl, an emergent strand of celebrity anchoring its roots through social media and filtered selfies. With a ready-made audience of tweenagers and reality obsessives, their 30-piece capsule collaboration was certainly no absent-minded thought on the part of Topshop.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner's Topshop Capsule Collection

Love them or loathe them, Kendall, 19, and Kylie, 17, are defining a new phase of popular culture. They're evocative of the new-wave instagirl, an emergent strand of celebrity anchoring its roots through social media and filtered selfies. With a ready-made audience of tweenagers and reality obsessives, their 30-piece capsule collaboration was certainly no absent-minded thought on the part of Topshop.

'A Mustang.' My voice shakes a little. It's crazy, irrational and dizzyingly impulsive. The attendant at Alamo car rental raises his eyebrows nervously behind the desk. It’s one o’clock in the morning, our flight to Buffalo, New York has just landed and I have a feeling we look more dishevelled than we feel.

On the Borderline: Niagara Falls

'A Mustang.' My voice shakes a little. It's crazy, irrational and dizzyingly impulsive. The attendant at Alamo car rental raises his eyebrows nervously behind the desk. It’s one o’clock in the morning, our flight to Buffalo, New York has just landed and I have a feeling we look more dishevelled than we feel.

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