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Why I am a vegetarian

Why I am a vegetarian

Hello everyone,   This week is national vegetarian week, so I thought I would talk about my personal experience with vegetarianism.   Since my first year of uni I have used soya mince instead of beef, and in first year that was mostly because I […]

The end of an era

The end of an era

Hello everyone, I hope you’ve been enjoying the wonderful weather we’ve been having recently. This past weekend was my first weekend of (almost) freedom! I’ve had my last lecture and handed all but one assignment in (which is just a video upload). I can’t quite […]

Veggie sausage casserole

Veggie sausage casserole

This is one of my favourite dinners to make in bulk and then freeze for another day. Its super cheap, not difficult to make and very easy to swap veggie sausages for normal ones if you’re a meat eater. (This recipe has been adapted from […]

Allergy Awareness Week

Allergy Awareness Week

Hello everyone, This week has been Allergy Awareness Week. According to AllergyUK, allergy awareness week is: “Running from Monday 23rd April to Sunday 29th April, the week is designed to raise awareness of people living with allergies. This year, we will be focusing on travelling […]

Reflecting on semester two

Reflecting on semester two

Hello everyone, For many, Easter is a time of reflection, and although semester two isn’t over yet, I thought I’d use this blog post today to think about my time at uni since Christmas has been.   Things I have enjoyed:   Guest lecturers This […]

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 […]

Butternut squash risotto recipe

Butternut squash risotto recipe

Hello everyone, Today I thought I would share with you one of my favorite recipes to cook dinner as a student – risotto. It’s such an easy and versatile dish. All you need is risotto rice (which you can buy from Tesco at just £1.25 […]

How to: pack like a pro

How to: pack like a pro

Hey guys! So I am writing this post on Monday 5th of March. Tomorrow I will be heading off to Lisbon with my coursemates for a week! I am so very excited about this trip (and don’t worry a post will be coming next week about […]

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 […]

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 […]