University Blog: Post 2

The last few days have been intense to say the least. I haven’t even been at Uni for a week and I am already shattered. Have you just started Uni? How’s it going for you? I moved in on Saturday and so far I have been out late every night (sleeping for no more thanContinue reading “University Blog: Post 2”

Starting University: Post 1

Hi! As I am moving into the university of my dreams a week today, I thought it would be a good time to start documenting everything, from freshers week to the meals I make to the course itself. I want to keep you guys all up to date with everything I’m doing, with weekly blogContinue reading “Starting University: Post 1”

Why do we waste time thinking about our dreams?☁️🌟

So many of us get stuck in this stage of planning and thinking about our dreams rather than getting out there and smashing them. Why do we, humankind, come up with endless excuses for not following our dreams and simply thinking and not doing? One of the main reasons: we are afraid of change. ChangeContinue reading “Why do we waste time thinking about our dreams?☁️🌟”

Autumn has arrived🍂🍁

It’s the first of September, the first of the “-ber months” or “brr months” as my mum likes to say. Officially, Autumn begins 21st September, but to me September means Autumn. September is the epitome of new beginnings and fresh starts. Back to school, end of summer. It’s all endings and beginnings for this month.Continue reading “Autumn has arrived🍂🍁”

No more lockdown (hopefully)!

What are your plans for the next few months? As we move out of lockdown (how many times have I said this on my blog over the last two years??) and as everything starts to open up again (and hopefully for good), what do you plan to do? Are you returning full-time to work, study?Continue reading “No more lockdown (hopefully)!”

Should learning a foreign language be compulsory?

Nowadays, English schools offer a meagre range and variety of languages to students to learn at GCSE-level or even just a lunch-time club. Less and less children are picking up languages; the three main ones are usually French, Spanish and German. That said, a lot of schools only offer French. In England, between the agesContinue reading “Should learning a foreign language be compulsory?”

Society’s Expectations

This week’s post is short but sweet: a topic which must be voiced more and more in today’s (toxic) world of social media. How many times have you scrolled through social media and compared yourself to the people you see online? Be honest with yourself here. We all do it, and we shouldn’t. Each andContinue reading “Society’s Expectations”

Travelling during a pandemic – is it worth the stress?

Travelling during a pandemic – is it worth all the hassle?             As soon as Portugal was added to the Green List in May, we took a risk and decided to book flights for the beginning of June. To celebrate the completion of all A-Level assessments set by our school, my sister, mum, and IContinue reading “Travelling during a pandemic – is it worth the stress?”

The Next Steps

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that I’ve spent the last year applying for University. And so, what is my plan and what am I most scared about and most looking forward to? Let’s start at the beginning: I applied to Oxford last October but was unfortunately rejected. Despite this,Continue reading “The Next Steps”