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How I deal with work stress

How I deal with work stress

Hello everyone,   It is officially less than a month until my dissertation draft is due in, and it’s fair to say that I am feeling the pressure. After years of exams and assignments: GCSEs, AS exams, A-Levels and now uni work, I think I’ve […]

How to get over a break up

How to get over a break up

So, you got dumped just before Valentine’s Day? I feel you, it’s almost like they were trying to get out of planning anything for the big day, right? It’s quite a common time for break ups because people get freaked out by the seriousness of […]

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

14th of February, the day when restaurants are booked up, cards are signed ‘from your secret admirer’ and roses are sent all across the world, to that special someone. As a young, single girl it’s presumed I will be crying into my pillow as I […]

Pancake Day!

Pancake Day!

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well and have had a good week! I am writing this blog on a very special day that is loved by many, including myself…. PANCAKE DAY!!!  So, this week I thought I would share with you some of […]

An interview with UCB’s Guild of Students!

An interview with UCB’s Guild of Students!

Before going off to university you think of Freshers’, societies, making friends and accommodation, so why before going off to college do we not think of these things nearly as much? I’ve found moving to UCB essentially going to university two years earlier as new […]

Galentine’s day

Galentine’s day

Hello everyone,   This coming Wednesday is Valentine’s day, but this week I’m writing about Galentine’s day, the 13th of February. I was first introduced to this special day when I watched Parks and Recreation (would highly recommend). In the programme, one of the main […]

The mom tag

The mom tag

Hi guys, so with Mother’s Day less than a month away I thought I would catch my mom while she wasn’t too busy and get her to answer a few questions about motherhood.   How old were you when you had your first child? “53 […]

Love is in the air

Love is in the air

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have had a good week! With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I have been feeling the love this week as shops and many clothing items are covered in pink, red, hearts, sweets and chocolates! I know Valentine’s […]

Top 5 revision spots in Birmingham

Top 5 revision spots in Birmingham

  Faculty Coffee This is one of the quirkiest cafes I’ve ever been to. It is located in the historic Piccadilly Arcade, right next to New Street train station. They also occasionally hold classes on making coffee if you fancy yourself as a barista! Can […]

When you’re stuck in a rut

When you’re stuck in a rut

Hello everyone,   As I am in my final year, I am writing a dissertation. Before Christmas I felt really on track- I was excited about what I was writing, I found it reasonably easy to take notes and type up my findings. However, coming […]