What Happens after University?

For some people, the end of university is now approaching. With three-or-so months left, I would imagine there’s a lot of note-taking, dissertation planning, and caffeine-fuelled evenings going on. A year ago, this was me. I remember feeling quite stressed about life, focussing on getting myself organised enough to hit those approaching deadlines. And, when […]

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Why Smiling is Okay

I was sitting on the train the other day, an overcrowded, stuffy train, and noticed that not one single person was smiling. Yes, I get it – the 19:30 from Birmingham New Street isn’t exactly the circus – but it was as if someone had injected a huge dose of GLUM into the carriage, and […]

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Weekly Round-up

In this weekly round-up, I recommend a new blogger, a magazine, an app, an e-newsletter and an Instagram account!

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Edinburgh

Last week, my friend and I visited Edinburgh for a few nights. I couldn’t get over how beautiful the place is, so I thought I’d share some photos here on my blog! Also, if you’re thinking of visiting the city, I’ll run through the things we did and the costs involved. Day 1 We flew […]

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#AverageGirlSize

Lucy Wood (@LucyJaneWood), Freelance Writer and YouTuber, has recently uploaded a video, discussing how little representation there is for women with ‘in-between-y’ body shapes. And I totally agree. I’m a size 12, curvy, tall, and have what I like to call a ‘cake pouch’ (the slightly podgy bit of lower tummy!) I’m not part of […]

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University? Completed.

On Monday 14th May 2018, I handed in my final assignment of my university degree and was overwhelmed with all sorts of different emotions. First, I burst into tears as the thought of ohmygodwhatdoIdonow entered my mind, but then, after closing down the online-submission tab on my browser, I felt a huge sense of achievement. And here’s […]

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Do You Spend Too Much Time Online?

“In a world where people strive for likes on social media, where cyber-bullying exists, where there is the constant need to check notifications, people are becoming more and more obsessed with the online world.” This is what I think.

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My Search for a Future

The 25th May 2018, the day I officially finish University, is niggling at me. After that date, it’ll the first time since I was four years old that I won’t be in education. It’s such a weird thought – I’ll (hopefully) be working full-time in something I’ve been working towards essentially my whole life. I […]

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

What a lovely way to end this month’s blog posts… being nominated to take part in the ‘Sunshine Blogger Award’ challenge by Kayleigh, from The Key to Kayleigh. Thank you so much! I’m really beginning to feel a sense of community through blogging now and it’s so nice to see lots of people taking part […]

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Weekly Round-Up

After what has been a pretty mentally draining week, I think I’m just about getting back to normal. Life is hard, sometimes, y’know. I’m going to be open and real about this – this week has been a struggle and a real downer. Nothing bad has happened – let me stress this – and I’m […]

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