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
It’s 5:19am. Why the hell have I been awake for roughly 25 minutes. Unless getting back from a night out, getting up to go on holiday – THE most exciting part of the holiday when you’re young in my opinion (not the amazing activities and experiences of a new country that my parents had saved … Continue reading Things I’m Observing at 5am