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Things I wish I knew before starting University.

It will take time to make friends. I am generally a friendly and outgoing person, so making friends comes naturally to me. In school and college, I always had a […]

DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics

Hayward Gallery’s ‘DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics’ is a culmination of works that expose drag culture. Through this exploration is a questioning of gender, political and identity ‘norms’, but also […]

Why Self Care Is So Important (Especially at University).

Warning: This post contains material about mental health. People on the internet throw around the term “treat yo’ self” a lot; yet how often do you actually ‘treat yourself’? There […]

Table for One, Please.

For me, eating out is pure, unadulterated pleasure. The whole experience of restaurant dining is truly magical… the food, the wine, the lack of washing up afterwards. What’s not to […]

5 differences in China

So, for this summer I decided to do something a bit different. Instead of my usual laying in the sun, swimming in the cold sea, or staying at home and […]

The Truth Behind Turning 20

Many late-night conversations with my housemates has led to the conclusion that turning 20 most definitely comes with a set of expectations. No longer a teen, for many of us […]

Four Things I Wish I Knew Before Studying Abroad

So, you’re studying abroad. Firstly, I’m so jealous, can I please come with you? Secondly… I imagine you are vomiting at the very thought of it! Let’s face it, moving […]

Find your cuppa tea

My family are shameless tea fanatics. My sister once told me how shocked she was to discover that her friends did not have an entire cupboard dedicated to tea at […]

The Climate Change Conversation… Again

After another storm and another climate-related death in the UK, the public is calling for action to end these abrupt changes in temperature and the environment’s unusual behaviour. Along with […]