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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

I want to start off by saying happy Easter holidays! I don’t know about you, but I really need these two weeks off! I have had a mental few weeks full of interviews and the deadline for my dissertation! However, now my interviews are done, […]

Happy Reading Week

Happy Reading Week

Today is the first day of Reading Week and let’s be honest, not many of us will be doing much reading… well, academic reading! I don’t know about you, but reading is actually a major hobby of mine. I find it really calming to get […]

It’s Reading Week!

It’s Reading Week!

If you’re in your first year of uni, you’re probably surprised that we have a week off already. If I’m completely honest, I don’t know why we do but I’m definitely not complaining. It’s kind of in the name: Reading Week is for reading. But […]

Edgbaston Reservoir

Edgbaston Reservoir

Hello again everyone! Living in a vibrant and fast-paced city like Birmingham in our day-to-day studying or working, we forget to keep a bit more in touch with nature sometimes. We simply forget about it, being as busy as we are sometimes with so many responsibilities. […]

My Peak District Holiday

My Peak District Holiday

Schooooool’s out forrrrr summer (sing it with me). So we’re in August! And by this stage, a lot of us are winding down after a long year of study, study, study, typing up assignments, revising for exams, feeling drained from seeing floods of university papers […]

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Leaving home at 17 and moving to another country alone taught me a lot. First of all the friendships, or should I write the ‘friendships’? It’s when you are away that you start to understand who is genuinely there for you and cares about you. […]

How I spent Reading Week

How I spent Reading Week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and are settling back into things after Reading Week. During Reading Week, I went home and took a bit of time to relax due to feeling rather stressed and overwhelmed with the past few weeks. So I thought […]

How I spent my reading week

How I spent my reading week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and had a nice week off. Looking back on past reading weeks, I have found each year they mean something different. In my first year, reading week was about going home to see family and friends and tell […]

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Hi everybody! I hope you are well and enjoying eating lots of Easter eggs! For this week’s blog post I wanted to chat to you about stress.  April is Stress Awareness Month, and I think it is something we all get or suffer from at […]

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Hello everyone! The holidays are here! I know I have been looking forward to this break for a few weeks now, and cannot wait to go home. I thought I’d write this blog post today to help you think about the best way to make […]