#FridayFive: Five Books I’ve Recently Read | Chapter Nine

Another five books down already; I’m getting through these books way too quickly. 30 books in the bag now for 2020, I’m almost at my target of 52 books for the year. I remember thinking in January that just surpassing my number of 15 for 2019 would be good enough,…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to be an Activist for Change

I’ve seen so many posts on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter about political change, about injustice, about wars happening in other countries and what we can do to help. It’s been a nice change from the usual pictures of avocado toast (very guilty) and people going about their everyday lives. Now…

#FridayFive: Five Books I’ve Recently Read | Chapter Eight

Welcome to chapter eight of my book review series. 40 books in the bag already, or should I say on the shelf? Anyway, I’m well on my way to my 52 books in 52 weeks challenge, with 28 books read since January 1st. I’ve put together a full list of…

#FridayFive: Five Things to Consider When Starting A New Job

I’ve had quite a few first days on the job with my past internships, jobs and placements. The first day is always the worst, most nerve-wrecking and awkward of them all, but I always think, once the first week is over, I’ll start settling in and by month three I…

#FridayFive: Five Online Courses to Take Advantage of During Lockdown

I remember a time when I said I didn’t want to mention the coronavirus on my blog. In the past few weeks I’ve written about how it is impacting me in New York on a J1 visa, what it’s like to isolate with flatmates, what working from home looks like…

#FridayFive: Five Brunch Spots in West Village, Manhattan

Brunch used to be a staple in my weekly plans in New York. Now though, not so much. I did visit a fair few well-known places in Manhattan before isolation began however, and there will be a time when I am visiting these places once again. Some I had high…

#FridayFive: Five Tips for Working From Home

Due to Coronavirus, almost all of us are working from home or remotely. Schools and universities are closed, forcing classes online and all work to be submitted electronically. It seems that this could potentially be life as we know it for the next couple of months with a few offices…

#FridayFive: Five Breakfast Spots Around Jersey City, NJ

It’s not quite the Jersey Shore, nor is it Manhattan, but just across the Hudson River, there’s this quaint little part of New Jersey encompassing Newport, Hoboken, Grove Street and Exchange Place. I myself, live in this area and must say Hoboken is one of my favourite places across New…

#FridayFive: Five Achievements of 2019

As if another year is already over. We’re now into a new year and a new decade. You probably already know that the first week of January is one of my favourite times of the year as I set out new goals that I want to achieve by December 31st. I’ll be…

#FridayFive: Five Truths About First Year of University

Hearing the news of the two deaths in Belfast last week during freshers has really hit hard. Freshers were some of my best memories of my time at university, especially during that first week of meeting everyone for the first time and being let loose in a new city.  It’s…