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Netflix Original Christmas Films Round-Up​.

I’m a graduate now, which roughly translates to ‘a lot of spare time’. Therefore, I have taken it upon myself as a public service to watch every single Christmas film I can find and then give you the run-down on them so you can watch the great ones, and give the bad ones a miss.… Continue reading Netflix Original Christmas Films Round-Up​.

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Top Tips for Productive Studying from Home.

If you have read this post on ten things I have learnt as a postgraduate student you would have seen I talked about the benefits of a work/life balance. At undergraduate I pushed myself to burnout and knew it could not continue for a few reasons. Firstly, I was moving back home and eventually into… Continue reading Top Tips for Productive Studying from Home.

mental health

Ten Things I’ve Learnt as a Mental Health Campaigner for World Mental Health Day.

It’s World Mental Health Day. Usually, on this day, I share a post of great things I’ve done (see here) as someone who struggles or a message of hope. However, through campaigning and blogging, and also my degree in communications I have learnt a lot. From other people’s experiences, to how people like to believe… Continue reading Ten Things I’ve Learnt as a Mental Health Campaigner for World Mental Health Day.

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Ten Things I learnt as a Postgraduate Student.

A few weeks ago I submitted my final piece of work for my Master’s degree. A seventeen and a bit thousand-word dissertation on Jackie magazine and girlhood and wowee what a year it has been. I really feel like this year I’ve gained a way of dealing with things that I’ve never had before, some might… Continue reading Ten Things I learnt as a Postgraduate Student.

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Easy Vegan Recipe: One Tray Balti

I love curry but I hate all the faff. Moreover, as a student, I just could not be bothered with all the fresh herbs and spices to make the paste, nor did I have the time or equipment it takes. This takes half the time, only requires one baking tray and although probably isn’t traditional… Continue reading Easy Vegan Recipe: One Tray Balti

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The Double Employment of Students is Affecting Our Wellbeing.

I work on average twenty-five to thirty hours a week. That’s paid work I mean. The bulk of these hours are over the weekend and when I arrive to work on a Friday evening I am met with jibes of do you even work here? Lazy, part-timer, long time no see. What they do not… Continue reading The Double Employment of Students is Affecting Our Wellbeing.