For most people across the world, Christmas is a time of love, laughter and fun. But what about those people who are spending Christmas alone? Those people living their first Christmas without their loved ones? Two years ago this Christmas I went to my wonderful granddads house, with my dad and older sister, where we … Continue reading Christmas Past
December 2017 marks my last month as a teenager. Daunting over the fact that I am nearly half way to 40, it got me thinking about how fast all these years have gone and looking back, would I do anything differently? This week I found my year 11 leavers book, where my friends and class … Continue reading Adult-ing time.
If I have one thing in common with Kyle Minouge, it's definitely that I should be lucky in love. But as her song writing suggests, she is the total opposite. And so am I. In June, after the stress of exams and deadlines flew away, awaiting till next December to creep upon me again, I … Continue reading A summer romance or a summer of too much alcohol?
Today I found the web link for the first blog I made in 2014. Take a read. I think this shows I was too much of a good girl in school... 'A-level stress' From the beginning on the year, I think it's fair to say there is a LOT of work. We can sometimes wonder … Continue reading My first ever blog post
Some great literature wiz once said that its "third time lucky", but experience tells me that I have to disagree. Rather it's third time unlucky, very unlucky. On October 26th I set off on a spontaneous trip to Amsterdam with a friend from university. In retrospect, we had no idea what was happening on this … Continue reading Amsterdamaged.
To many people, the word ‘journalist’ means nosy, annoying, media type. Yes, it does mean you must be ‘nosey’, or maybe interested in finding things out - but it is a lot more than just that. Politics is not a passing idea - it’s your life. Being a student journalist means you must learn all … Continue reading
One of my favourite places to visit is Sherwood Forest. Where the legend, who was Robin Hood, supposedly lived. For those who don't know, Robin Hood is best known for "stealing from the rich and giving to the poor" and became a popular folk figure in the late-medieval period. Even today, the major oak tree, … Continue reading A walk through Sherwood Forest.