Marking the End of an Era: I Graduated!

A post that has been long overdue. After three long years of hard work, sweat, tears, resilience, and hanging on to the dream of achieving bigger things in life, I graduated last summer with a First Class Honours degree in Medicinal Chemistry & Neuroscience from Keele University. That day, six months on, still remains so … Continue reading Marking the End of an Era: I Graduated!

The Importance of ‘People’ Skills: Adding value, demonstrating potential, and building strong relationships…

WHY IS HAVING GOOD “PEOPLE” SKILLS IMPORTANT AND HOW DO YOU USE THEM? Now most of us might be familiar with that ‘awkward’ moment when you are sitting in your new office, on a slightly uncomfortable chair, and you realise that you don’t actually know anyone there. But what you do at that moment in … Continue reading The Importance of ‘People’ Skills: Adding value, demonstrating potential, and building strong relationships…

Have I grown up yet?: 17 things to tick off before I’m 29

As children, we put this idea into our head that anyone over the age of about 18, or even 21, is a 'grown up'. Well, yep...ish - at 18, you can legally drink in the UK, place a bet at a betting shop, and even get a tattoo; and at 21, you can even supervise … Continue reading Have I grown up yet?: 17 things to tick off before I’m 29

Itami Sushi Japanese Restaurant Review – Victoria, BC

*A post you guys have been waiting months for!* I have to admit, when researching places to visit in Victoria, the majority of the items that came up on Tripadvisor was actually food. Thus, it made sense to just eat as much as I can right? Itami Sushi had been personally recommended to me by the … Continue reading Itami Sushi Japanese Restaurant Review – Victoria, BC

10 Ways Laundrapp Could Save Your Life

So as we come to the end of my first year at university, having just-about survived living alone for the first time in my life, let's reflect on one of the weirdest things I've noticed about the habits of other students living in my halls. It probably makes sense to you all, and nowadays, it's … Continue reading 10 Ways Laundrapp Could Save Your Life

The difference between home and university halls…plus a list

THINGS I'VE DONE AS A RESULT OF THE CHAOS THAT WENT ON IN OUR FLOOR FOUR KITCHENS THIS SEMESTER Visited A&E with my roommates Cleaned up balsamic vinegar off the floor because it was not my fault, but it was disgusting Threw up because the kitchen was disgusting and I needed to throw up because it … Continue reading The difference between home and university halls…plus a list

The essential university packing list – Part 1

Well, for the past couple of weeks I have been compiling a list of everything that I’ll need to take back to university: Since I was allowed to leave some stuff under in the under-bed storage compartment, I’ll create two lists where list the stuff that I’ve left under my bed which I have found … Continue reading The essential university packing list – Part 1

The ‘se-l-f’ in friendships + L

A quick short rant. So ultimately, I would assume that everyone who is reading this, may or may not have actually experienced this before, but it is something that really bothers me, and although we can't do anything about it, it is quite annoying, and should not happen...despite it happening every single day to someone … Continue reading The ‘se-l-f’ in friendships + L