Nobody Likes You When You’re 23

That’s not a genuine fact, more of a lyric from a Blink-182 song. But it may ring true, who knows? I’m only three days in to being 23 so time will tell. 23 does seem like quite an odd age to be fair. It’s an odd number, yes, but I…

The Fish in Pond Debate Revisited

Back in March 2017, I wrote a little blog post about different sized fish in different sized ponds. I was counting down the days until my move to London and wondering whether I had made the right choice. Someone had tweeted that they would rather be a big fish in…

#FinalYearFear with Annie Newland

Hello and welcome to a new series! Yes, another one. If you’ve been around for a while, you may remember I interviewed a lot of students on various placements around this time last year. Now that they’re all back at university and almost ready to face the big, bad world…

#FridayFive: Five Things I Don’t Miss About Living in London

You may have seen my earlier #FridayFive post about the five things I missed most about living in London. If you read my blog while I lived in London, you’ll know that alongside it being the best year of my life, I did complain about it quite a bit. There…

#FinalYearFear with Kirandeep Paul

Hello and welcome to a new series! Yes, another one. If you’ve been around for a while, you may remember I interviewed a lot of students on various placements around this time last year. Now that they’re all back at university and almost ready to face the big, bad world…

#FridayFive: Five Reasons I Can’t Wait to Leave Liverpool

Well those are words I never thought I’d say. And I don’t really mean them. Click-bait? Maybe a little. I know it’s going to kill me leaving Liverpool in a few months and I’m trying to gear myself up for the big moment. I’ve written quite a few posts about…

University of Greenwich Talk: My Tips for Student Bloggers

Just yesterday, I gave my first ever university talk at a different university to my own. I was invited down to the University of Greenwich to give a talk to PR students about my journey and my blog. I was pleasantly surprised and quite shocked to get the email as…

How to Budget Like A Pro at University

This post couldn’t come at a better time. I’ve just paid a hefty bill to HMRC for Income Tax owed for last year from being on the wrong tax code, received a rather large bill for last month’s electric – no more six hours of heating for me – and…

#FridayFive: Five Things I’m Thankful For

Often, when life gets hectic, we become stressed, annoyed and complacent. Usually, something comes along to bring us back down to earth and remind us that there is a world outside of our own bubble. I’ve been quite stressed this week with work, university, blogging, preparing for going to Amsterdam…

#FridayFive: Five Life Struggles of a 21 Year Old

The transition from a teenager who lives with her parents in her hometown to someone in her twenties having to pay her own rent, bills and do just about everything by herself in a brand new city is quite a difficult one. It isn’t a snap change, and every day…