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Don’t Look Back In Anger, Manchester

This morning, at 11 o'clock, there was a one minute silence across the U.K. in remembrance of the 22 people murdered on Monday night, and all others affected. It was the second deadliest terrorist attack on British soil since the 7/7 bombings in London. Children, parents, siblings, friends, went to a concert, and did not… Continue reading Don’t Look Back In Anger, Manchester

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General Election 2017

If your immediate answer to this question isn't 'YES', then we can't be friends anymore and you may as well stop reading now. I jest. ish. In all serious though, the Conservative party are sitting as far right, and the Labour as far left as I can ever remember, this general election will be life… Continue reading General Election 2017

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How to Motivate Yourself

Time for a classic procrastination-induced post. This one is a little hypocritical perhaps, because I'm trying to motivate people as a means to distract myself from work, and I apologise for that. There have been a lot of things going in my life this year, to the point where I was asked in multiple job… Continue reading How to Motivate Yourself

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Life at 23

Last week on 13th April, I turned the big ol' 2 3. Twenty-three. My goodness me. Now there some great connotations attached to the number 23, Nathan Scott and Michael Jordan's basketball numbers, the bowling lane they use in the Big Lebowski, X-23 is Wolverine's daughter and also called LAURA!, and a beautiful song by… Continue reading Life at 23

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Dublin. St Patrick’s Day. Derry. So Happy.

I have, quite literally, collapsed from the most wonderful weekend into a week of essays, training, and three job interviews - LIFE. Here is a quick whistle stop tour of it! Dublin on St Patrick's Day been on my travel spreadsheet for ages, and in my mind of must-go-to places/events for even longer. This year,… Continue reading Dublin. St Patrick’s Day. Derry. So Happy.

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Applying for Job: The Epic Quest

This month is it. The teaching aspect of my Masters comes to an end, and with it all of the free time!! Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. No. I bloody well wish. From the end of April onwards I have three 4,000 word essays due on 2nd May, a 15,000 word dissertation due on 1st September, oh and about… Continue reading Applying for Job: The Epic Quest

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Harry Potter. The Boy I’ve Lived With.

 My oldest friend's sister is five years older than both of us, so she was the perfect age to read the Harry Potter books as soon as they came out. We were the perfect age to beg and plead with our parents about when we could read them because she made them sound so fantastic.… Continue reading Harry Potter. The Boy I’ve Lived With.