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6 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting University

Having just finished second year, I’m now officially half-way through university – where has the time gone? My first two years of studying have been the most exciting, but also a couple of the most challenging years of my life. I’ve learned a lot, not least academically, but I’ve learned…

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The Silent Companions Book Review

“You could not explain fear; you could only feel it, roaring through the silence and striking your heart still.” Author: Laura Purcell             Published: 2017             Pages:  385             Rating: 4 stars Typically drawn to fluffy YA stories…

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3 Reasons Why Perfectionism Is Ruining Your Progress

perfectionism noun refusal to accept any standard short of perfection. Ever since I could walk I have delighted in writing, drawing, and anything which allows me to be creative. For instance, in an attempt at creating my own ‘books’, 6-year-old me would fold a stack of A4 paper in half,…

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Book Blogger A-Z Survey

I haven’t had much time to sit down and write over the past couple of days, so instead, I thought it would be fun to start the week with this little Book Blogger survey! I am a self-confessed bookworm and in light of my latest post, I thought it would…

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June Wrap Up – Books I’ve Read This Month

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” Now that uni’s over for summer, I’ve found…

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Little Things 1

In an effort to spark up some regular posting habits for this blog, I’m planning on beginning a fresh midweek series entitled Little Things. Laid-back, life lately posts are some of my favourites to read and I think it’ll be somewhat cathartic to have a chatty post in which I…

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June Goals – Food, Fitness and Happiness

Annnd just like that another month has passed. How is it June already? I swear it was just last week when I was recovering from my post New-Years day dinner. Anyhow, like every other student, for me the month of May was dominated by university exams and coursework, meaning my…

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