13 Stages of a Student Night Out 

It’s a Wednesday as I’m writing this and if you keep reading, you’ll understand that I’m approaching stage 2. These stages are not student exclusive I’m sure, but they’ve rung pretty true of my own student experience. Normally, and in my pre-student life, I’m a keen fan of the casual night out with ‘potential for escalation’. […]

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Do We Expect Too Much of Twenty-Somethings?

Strap in kids and prepare for one of those blog posts. The brain fart type. Incidentally, I was supposed to post this Sunday but I keep adding to it, so it is the least organised word vom compilation ever. This is a little summin’ summin’ my mind has been stewing up for the last few weeks, […]

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Student Life: The Housing Crisis

This week alone, I’ve had about 12 emails from my estate agents informing us that we have viewings and will we please tidy up! Therefore, you lucky freshers out there are starting to think about second year and moving into a private student house. So, I present to you (fanfare please), your step-by-step guide to acquiring and […]

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Life and Career Lessons From My Dad

This starts a little bit like an unofficial biography. So, before I proceed I will disclaim; my dad has not given me permission to quote him, nor is he aware of this post (or most the things I do), so it’s not like I sat down and interviewed him. These are just lessons and teeny […]

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21 BEFORE 21

There is a moth and another questionable creature buzzing around my room,  harassing me. Do I deserve this kind of torment at my age? Because OH YEAH, it’s my 21st birthday, as of about 29 minutes ago. I have just returned to you, and to Ol’ Blighty after a long weekend in my favourite place […]

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Why Low Maintenance Friends Are The Best

  I desperately wanted to title this post ‘an ode to Low Maintenance Friends’ but funnily enough didn’t expect it would get the same pull. But the thing is, you so know the people in you’re life I’m talking about. LMF’s. Easy going Gals. The people that do not care, that you only use your phone […]

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21 Things To Expect From Living in Uni Halls

Yeah so, I didn’t have a suitable header image for this post, so I just went with a cute one of Portsmouth, from a cute day when the sun was actually shining. By suitable, I mean remotely aesthetically pleasing, alas there is nothing aesthetically pleasing about the multitude of drunken/naked flat party/messy room photos I […]

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Exams Are Over

Okay, so you know that feeling in your chest when you come out of an exam, maybe it went surprisingly well, maybe you don’t care anymore, but it’s over. Well, imagine that on prozak, merrily tipsy on tequila and you’ve got where I am about now. My exams are over. I have finished my first […]

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Blogging About Blogging

I actually wrote this post on Saturday, but my fave, Hannah Gale spoke so much truth in this post  on Sunday evening, I just wanted to further express my feelings on this topic: Blogging has been a part of my life throughout my teens and now into my twenties. Whether that be actively participating or just […]

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How To Convince Your Parents You Should Take A Gap Year

My dad is quite lenient. He never really set rules in our house. He bought our booze at 15 and was always happy when we came to him with a new idea. But when his only daughter, at 17-years-old came up to him and said,”I want to leave the country for an extended amount of time,” […]

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