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things i’m going to miss about uni

Now that I’m coming into my last six weeks at uni, I’m thinking a lot about the things I’m going to miss. I’ve genuinely loved the last three years, and I don’t feel ready to graduate. Especially with so much of my uni experience being hampered by the pandemic, I’m already feeling starting to miss […]

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i’m scared of graduating

It’s really hard to get my head round the fact that I’ve nearly finished my degree. I have three weeks left of lectures, 10 weeks left of my degree, and about 11 left on my student house tenancy. Or, to count it down in another way, 8000 words left of assignments til I’m free. My […]

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some thoughts about sarah everard & sexual harassment

TW: rape, murder, sexual harassment & assault I feel a bit like by writing this I’m just contributing to the overwhelming mass of noise in the media at the moment. But maybe that’s not a bad thing. This needs to be talked about, and I have a lot of emotions to process at the moment. […]

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mental health personal

is instagram as bad as we think it is?

It’s old news now that Instagram is bad for our mental health. It’s been one of the facts mainstream media has latched onto for the last few years when coming up with ways to persuade us that constant advances in technology, especially mobile technology, are bad. Along with suggestions that too much screen time is […]

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graduating in a pandemic

Uni during a pandemic is hard. Third year, when the work gets hardest and the deadlines matter the most, would be hard anyway. Third year as part of the Covid cohort? Feels almost undoable. Add in the perception that students should just be used to living in a pandemic at this point and it’s not […]

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some thoughts about depression

I went into my 20th year, and more specifically my final year of uni, feeling overconfidently optimistic. My birthday was in May, around the time the restrictions of the first lockdown were slowly beginning to ease, and things generally seemed good. None of us had any real idea of how hideous the next nine months […]

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hi, i guess

Welcome to my blog! That’s a scary thing to say but I’m just not going to think about it too much until it’s too late to regret it. I’ve started this up because, frankly, I have a lot going on in my head and on our daily walks I suspect my friends may not always […]