Why Does Graduation Seem So Scary?

Picture it. It’s May/June and you’ve just walked out of your last exam, dissertation handed in and presentations completed. The past few years of your life come to an end and you have to go out and get on with the rest of your life. Are you absolutely terrified? I am. The idea of no... Continue Reading →

What is a “Good Adult?”

t’s the one thing I truly aspire to be, other than a rather snazzy mechanical stress engineer. So what exactly does being a good adult entail? Finances Should all my finances be in order? Out of my overdraft for good? Of course these are things I want, but does that make for a good adult?... Continue Reading →

We’re Halfway There…

It’s June and that means we are at the turning point of the year. We are halfway there, just one more round of the last few months of life and we’ll be clear of the 20-teens. Reaching this point has made me question what I have been making of this year, and what I need... Continue Reading →

Rent Dreams

I just keep thinking about the day I can finally graduate, move out of home officially and get my own place in a new city. A new start for me, a chance to leave all my previous mistakes and move forward with the new and improved version of myself. Getting a studio or one bedroom... Continue Reading →

Going out alone

Yesterday I took the day off to head into town to get a dress for my cousin's wedding. What with it being payday, and needing to use up twelve more days of holiday in the three months I have left of my placement, why not? I do enjoy my own company, even though I am... Continue Reading →

Am I actually trying to lose weight?

Coming to you with a rather typical post talking about my wonderful lack of enthusiasm for things that would better me. First things first, let the record show that I'm not trying to lose weight for any beauty reasons, but for health and comfort. I am very lazy by nature and love being comfy, and... Continue Reading →

Friends – From College to University

The transition from college to university was an interesting one. Gone was my hour long commute into Cambridge, replaced with rolling out of bed to go to my lecture halls five minutes’ walk from my front door. It also meant I was doing things for myself only. I had already been cooking all the meals... Continue Reading →

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