The LGBT+ community has always been heavily centred around the idea of labels and identities. It makes complete sense; we spend years dealing with the internal strife of who we are and what our feelings mean. We toil away at the task in hand, chipping blocks off our hearts until we’re able to mould our emotions… Continue reading Coming Out is Hard. Coming Out Again is Harder.
I learned to read long before I went to school. My parents used to drive to our seaside holidays down South overnight in hopes my brother and I would sleep on the journey, yet I read in the light of car headlights driving by. By the age of 10 every librarian in my local library… Continue reading My Relationship With Reading
I wish I could say I hated clichés, but the reality just isn't true. Surely if millions of people do something they can't be wrong, right? (I mean, thousands of people elected a Tory government and they certainly weren't right, but the idea fits the narrative of this post so forget the actual logic here)… Continue reading 2019 Goals
We'll talk about where I've been for a month and a bit in the next post, because before I truly start 2019 off on the blog I want to look back. I get weird and nostalgic at this time of year and tend to tweet too much and post too many pictures of what's happened… Continue reading 2018: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
Hello lovely people! After posting about my Fitness Journey, a few people asked me to share my diet & exercise routines with you all. This post will be exactly that - what I eat in a week during summer and some of the workout routines I get up to at home. Full disclosure before I… Continue reading My Fitness Routine & What I Eat in a Week: Summer Edition
Hello lovely people! I'm back in Durham, I've rebuilt my pasta stocks and town is beginning to fill up with returning students - it must be the start of a new term. Those of you heading to university for the first time will be eagerly anticipating Freshers Week, probably feeling a mixture of excitement and… Continue reading University 101; My Freshers Week Story
Hello lovely people! It's a running joke within my friendship group that I am the "Spreadsheet Queen". Seriously, I have an Excel doc for everything, whether that be my annual finances or our house dream to buy a full Guitar Hero set up (definitely not procrastination during summative season or anything...). Armed with my spreadsheets,… Continue reading University 101; Money Tips for the Broke Student