living in London

Life Update: I’m Living in London!

It’s slightly surreal to write this, but I’ve moved to London! As I sit at my new Ikea desk that I built (and then Matt & Rae rebuilt for me as it was wrong – oops), I’m so excited about this new chapter. Thankfully, I’m still working from home in my marketing job. It’s been […]

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Why I’ve launched a Podcast

So, as you may have already guessed, I’ve launched a podcast! After several months of thinking about it, figuring out how on earth to do it and deliberating if I have time (or mainly the abilities to do so – tech is not my thing), I’ve started The Guide to Life After University podcast.  As I’ve blogged […]

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the ancestor Alaska

The Ancestor by Lee Matthew Goldberg

This book, The Ancestor, was a press sample from Blackthorn Book Tours. This post contains affiliate links, but all thoughts are my own.  Synopsis: A man wakes up in present-day Alaskan wilderness with no idea who he is, nothing on him save an empty journal with the date 1898 and a mirror. He sees another […]

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your grades don't define you

6 reasons why your grades don’t define you

Today is GCSE results day and after the shambles of last week’s A-Level results, it’s no wonder students were worried about receiving their grades. But whether you’re thrilled or disappointed, the important thing to remember is that your grades don’t define you. Teachers often label children as ‘gifted’ or ‘straight A/A* student’ but what they […]

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