Today I read an article proclaiming that the next trend to hit the culinary high street, is cheese tea. Tea, which I’m assured comes in an array of different flavours like jasmine and oolong and the hailed grassy powdered turd that is matcha, topped with whipped cheese to ‘detract from the natural bitterness of the … Continue reading Please, Asia, Keep Your Cheese Tea
It’s been a while, and as I’m currently sat here festering in my room with a hangover that has rendered everything besides sitting, sleeping, eating and watching documentaries as too much effort, I thought I’d write a blog post to give myself the sense that I’ve achieved something today. I thought that the expanse of … Continue reading The Niceness of Talking About Things Out Loud
It’s been a while since I’ve had a good moan/rant about anything on here. I think in the midst of writing my final English essays (possibly ever?!? Actually don’t jinx it Pip, a Masters might be around the corner if a job opportunity doesn’t emerge soon…) I’ve either reached a state of contentment with the … Continue reading Why is David Baddiel a Restaurant Critic and I’m Not?
IT’S MY 21ST BIRTHDAY TOMORROW but first, after a small hiatus to write 6000 words worth of essay and start to plan my dissertation (I got as far as looking up the submission date and thinking ‘nah, I have time’ before going back to watching When Harry Met Sally), I’m back with the promised post … Continue reading On Norway (AND MY BIRTHDAY)
Recently I’ve seen a lot of articles/videos/TED talks etc about the Draconian education system we’re currently stuck in – the advance of STEM subjects and neglecting of the arts, the misguided emphasis that’s placed on exam results and neglecting of students that might work in a different but equally as valuable way. ‘If you judge a … Continue reading The Misconception of Sprouts/Sprouts and Education
If you didn’t already know, I’m currently doing an Applied Drama module as part of my English and Drama course, meaning for the next 5 weeks I have to go and give workshops to the paediatric ward of the RD+E Hospital. Yes, that means that the majority of my working hours right now are spent … Continue reading A Dedication to a Brave Girl
As promised in my last post, I decided to have a go at baking the ‘technical bake’ of The Great British Bake Off to prove that I could easily win the title of star baker – this week was jaffa cakes. Only problem was that I ended up sacking the jaffa cakes and making cardamom … Continue reading The ‘I Could Win Bake Off’ Diary Week 1: I Don’t Think I Could Win Bake Off