I feel like society has a very specific set of expectations as to where I should be in my life right now, I know that my grandparents certainly do. It goes a little bit like this: have a career in the subject that you graduated in (and failing that at least have a regular full … More Is It Too Late To Start Again?
Just over four years ago I moved away from home to go to university. I was young, baby-faced, and naïve, excited to be striking out on my own and finding my own independence. I made friends, had relationships, cooked for myself, did my own washing, learnt exactly how often you need to clean a toilet, … More I Wasn’t Expecting That
For the past few months I have pretty much dropped off of the face of the Earth. In between my dissertation, exams, and other things I ended up holed up in the library or my room studying hard and stressing about third year. The biggest piece of work and perhaps the most stressful was my … More Dissertation, Deadlines & Da Vinci
This past week has certainly been a stressful one to say the least. In-between Uni presentations, sorting out where I’m gonna live next year, and a general lack of sleep, I found myself snapping at pretty much everyone. The week started with two days of presentations for my course, which for me was pretty terrifying, … More A Decent Ending to a Stressful Week