Humanity > Eurocentrism

Illustration by Lottie Handley

After receiving the BBC News notification informing me of the Paris Attacks, November 13th, I naively looked to social media for further information.

I felt compelled to join in with posting the translucent tricolour version of my profile picture. I first thought my decision to pay my respects in a visual way was based upon the shock factor that a city I am so fond of and have often visited could suffer unimaginable horror.

The rest of Friday night consisted of following the live streams on BBC news and watching the French flag flood social media. In the meantim