UNIVERSITY REALITIES: The Article That Started This All

UNIVERSITY REALITIES: The Article That Started This All

Hello everyone! 3 years ago I wrote an article as part of a competition to be featured in Warwick University's magazine: Obiter Dicta's 'Cool Zone' section. At the time I was home sick and struggling with all the change that comes with being a Fresher. So I decided to throw myself into new things and [...]

High Expectations: Perfectionist vs Optimist.

High Expectations: Perfectionist vs Optimist.

From a young age, the expectation to 'be good' is something we have drummed into us. But sometimes our expectations of ourselves are simply too high. We're perfectionists. Perfectionism: Perfectionism means setting our goals too high and having unrealistic expectations. Being allergic to failure is often driven by an underlying sense of shame. If we can [...]

Student Stereotypes

Student Stereotypes

University exposes you to all kinds of wonderful variations of student. But as a prospectus student its hard to know what stereotypes to believe. Here is a list of Student Stereotypes that I've put together to give an insight into the realities of student life. Type Number 1: THE CAFFEINE ADDICT- coffee shops on campus [...]

Christmas London Trip- The Russell Howard Hour

Christmas London Trip- The Russell Howard Hour

Hello everybody! The last few days have been spent in London and it's left me feeling wonderfully festive! Jack and I love exploring London, we've climbed the O2, been to the Theatres and visited almost every tourist point you can think of. London at Christmas time is truly magical. We headed up on Monday night, [...]

Top Ten Beauty Hacks

Hello everybody! Today I am talking about my top ten beauty hacks that I use! I hope you enjoy! 1) Fixing smudged nail varnish There is nothing worse than doing your nails and then catching them on something, putting a mighty finger print on it or fluff getting stuck on them. So I figured out [...]

Student Dictionary

Student Dictionary

Flawsome: (adjective) An individual who embraces their ‘flaws’ and knows they are awesome regardless. Hangry: (adjective) A state of anger caused by lack of food; hunger causing negative change in emotional state. Coffee: (noun) Freshly ground heaven. A magical substance that turns ‘leave me alone or die’ into ‘good morning, honey!’ Tea: (noun) A hug [...]

BALTIC HOLIDAY: COPENHAGEN, CRUISE SHIP AND WARNEMUNDE, DAY 2 & 3

BALTIC HOLIDAY: COPENHAGEN, CRUISE SHIP AND WARNEMUNDE, DAY 2 & 3

Hello everybody! This is the second blog regarding my recent holiday on a cruise ship around the Baltics. After watching Batman and having an early-ish night, we got up pretty early, had a standard continental breakfast at the hotel and boarded the ship by midday. It was pretty manic getting on, but we spent the [...]