A British girl in Paris

Grand slam tennis with a bit of sight-seeing thrown in: a city break in the City of Lights.

Women in power – time to be inspired?

I grew up my entire life hearing about the only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. I was always proud that a woman had once taken charge of this country and yet the mere mention of her name elicited such vitriol and anger. ‘Ding, Dong the Witch is Dead’ hit the iTunes charts on…

American Adventures Part 2: Florida

Part 2 of my American Adventures series covering the Sunshine State, Florida. Warning: this article includes endless enthusiasm for the Harry Potter series.

Post-Durham Adventures

Hello. Everything’s changing. On 1st July 2016 I officially graduated from Durham University. That’s it. After years of blood, sweat and tears (and plenty of them) I have emerged from the other side, Bachelors degree in hand, ready to take on the world – whatever that means. In the build up to graduation I heard…

Why am I paying £9000 for a library card?

On a dark day in 2010 the coalition government announced a nearly £6000 hike in tuition fees for undergraduate students. The decision caused thousands of students to take to the streets in protest but with little success. Five years on and I am one of those affected students. I might not see the £9000 loan…

Why I can’t stop watching Gilmore Girls

*SPOILER WARNING* In all honesty I started writing this post a few days ago simply because I felt like writing about a television series that is very close to my heart. I’d planned a nostalgic piece about a show long off the air and yet still unbelievably important to many fans. I feel its important…

Apologies…

Hello again! It’s been a while, I know. I have once again fallen into the trap and succumbed to university life to the point that writing a full-blown review of Strictly Come Dancing has completely slipped my mind. As some of you may know, university is one of the most fulfilling, stressful and hectic experiences…

Autumn 2015 – Strictly fever sets in

So it’s that time of year again. The sun has finally given up and the chill of early autumn is settling in. Now we can finally give up on our desire to have a chilled barbecue on a Saturday afternoon and cosy up on the sofa with a cup of tea, watching a bit of…