#PlacementYear: Month Nine

I’m almost three quarters of the way through my placement. It’s all starting to get very real that I’ll be heading back to university quite soon. I received a text from Student Finance reminding me to apply again, another thing added to my never-ending to-do list. Top of that list…

The Art of Turning 21

You may have noticed I’ve been quite AWOL on here the past few weeks. Well, those of you who regularly check my blog. Hello to all two of you. The reason I’ve been MIA is because I reached another milestone in life: turning 21! If I’m honest, it didn’t feel…

Going it Alone

Time to get a little bit personal. How personal? Who knows. Hopefully not very if I don’t ramble on too much. This is something that has been floating around my head for the past week and I think the best way to get around it is to write about it.…

What Not to Do During Your Work Experience

Last month I had my own little intern – a fifteen year old on work experience for five days. It got me thinking about my first time on work experience, when I was the same age and interning at a PR agency in Belfast. It feels like yesterday I tried…

#PlacementYear: Month Eight

Every time I write one of these I get a little bit nervous. It makes me so conscious of how quickly time moves. I’ve been writing these for eight months now, which means eight months have passed and there’s only five months left. FIVE. February – the shortest month of…

#PlacementYear: Month Seven

HOW has it been seven months?! H O W ? On a side note, wasn’t January just the longest month ever? I mean, we’re almost at the end February and those 20 days seem to have flown by quicker than the first week of January. But, alas, the first month of…

2018: New Year, New Goals

Happy Monday! We’re already one week into the New Year which means only another 50 weeks until Christmas! I’m kidding. I’m not really counting. Or am I… The new year started perfectly on a Monday, but a) I was a little hungover from the previous night’s celebrations, b) I was…

2017: Looking Back at the Best Year of My Life

People always say how quickly the years pass by, ‘Where did that year go?!’ and ‘How is it almost 2018?!’ but when I look back at 2017, it seems to have lasted a lifetime, due to the many different things that took place. Without a doubt, this has been the…

Nasty Gal Pop-Up Store Launch London

Before I jetted off on my holidays to the Canary Islands two weeks ago, I attended the Nasty Gal pop-up store launch in London on Carnaby Street. Me. Yes, me!! I can’t believe it either. It was a pretty BIG deal for me If you’ve been following my blog for…

#PlacementSeries: Time to Get Organised

Now that you’ve got your CV and Cover Letters ready to go, applications are going to start opening for next year’s positions. And you’re going to need to keep on top of the game. Below are a few tips on how to stay organised while trying to juggle placement applications,…