blog post, travel

Let’s Travel: Why Dubai?

A running joke between myself and my boyfriend is that he’s an oil baron and I’m only with him for the money. This, ladies and gentlemen, is because he’s from Dubai.  As time went on and our relationship become serious, he asked me if I'd like to go and visit his home. Of course, I… Continue reading Let’s Travel: Why Dubai?

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writing

“Just Get Over Your Asthma”

Most people are very understanding of asthma, but I have been told certain things in passing, by friends, educators, and strangers alike - “Asthma is just coughing.” “Stop overreacting.” “You obviously don’t exercise enough.” “It’s not a real illness.” “Just get over it.” It’s November 8th, the cold has creeped in across the country. I’m… Continue reading “Just Get Over Your Asthma”

literature

Talk Literary to Me

Excuse my language here, but there is no other way to say it – books are the shit. I mean that in a good way. Books are my greatest joy, apart from carbs and my dog Chewie. For three years, I studied BA English Literature & Drama at the University of Winchester; I basically did… Continue reading Talk Literary to Me

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My Employee of the Caudate Nucleus is misbehaving…

Dear Employee of the Caudate Nucleus, This is an official warning from Head Office. Please consider your recent behaviour and the effect it has had on the Work Place. In other words, what the hell are you playing at? Seriously. Over the last few weeks, nay, months, there has been an immense deterioration in your… Continue reading My Employee of the Caudate Nucleus is misbehaving…

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Deep breaths, exam timetables, and puppies.

It’s that time of year again. Oh Heavens, I wish it wasn’t. That semester of Hell. If you walk within a mile of a campus or a school, you can hear the low rumble of crying and cursing students. The end is so close and yet so far. It’s that dreaded time; the Assessment Period.… Continue reading Deep breaths, exam timetables, and puppies.