All posts tagged studying

Growing Pains or a Quarter-life Crisis?

This year my life turned into a grotesque mixture of back-to-back deadlines, big decisions, constant stress, lack of sleep, and the explosive questions running over and over again in my […]

5 things you know if you have spent a day in the library at QMUL

5 things you know if you have spent a day in the library at QMUL   That feeling when you’ve been there a whole hour and have done absolutely nothing  Wait, what? What do […]

Grandma’s Soup

I’ll be straight, I am a grandma. Shawl and slippers included. To clarify, I put this together myself, but inspired by flavours that I know work. If, and when I […]

Simple Animal

Students! Let me introduce myself: Miriam, 33 (I knooow!), alumni of QMUL (English lit, 2013) and founder of www.simple-animal.co.uk I would like to tell you a little bit about Simple […]

Year Abroad. Part 2: The daily baguette

Today we’re going to Monaco. In fact, I’m currently sitting on the bus waiting for Veronique, the one passenger who decided she didn’t want to turn up on time. I […]

Ziferblat: The ultimate pay-as-you-go coffee spot

‘Time is of the essence’ couldn’t be a more accurate sentiment for the modern day millennial. Time stalks its prey – aka us – constantly, ceaselessly, without compassion for our […]

My Discovery of Self-Belief

These past two years have been tough on a personal and academic level – this involved addiction, ‘London poverty’ and self-doubt. I enrolled at Queen Mary in September 2013 through […]