Truth be told: the biggest lessons I’ve learned as a graduate

It’s almost two years to the day since I received my degree. I remember the anticipation of opening the email which contained my results and then a few weeks later donning a cap and gown, having my photo taken with a scroll and thinking “Wow, I’ve actually made it”. Now I know this sounds quite… Continue reading Truth be told: the biggest lessons I’ve learned as a graduate

Sharing the small business love: my favourite purchases over lockdown

We all know that Coronavirus has put huge amounts of pressure on businesses and the economy, not just in the UK, but the world over. Many small businesses in particular are struggling to keep afloat with the closures of shops during lockdown and the proliferation of huge online companies such as Amazon who stock just… Continue reading Sharing the small business love: my favourite purchases over lockdown

Keeping it real: an honest chat about mental health during lockdown

Welcome back to the blog! Today I wanted to have an honest heart-to-heart about mental health during the global Coronavirus pandemic. It’s been 3 months since the UK went into lockdown and particularly with living in Wales where restrictions still aren’t easing, it feels never-ending. It’s been a tough time for everyone the world over… Continue reading Keeping it real: an honest chat about mental health during lockdown

Hope and survival against all odds: Reviewing The Tattooist of Auschwitz

If you read my last blog post, you’ll know all about my 2019 reading challenge that I’ve set myself: 20 – 25 books this year. So far I’m steaming ahead, having just finished reading Book 4 within the first month of 2019, The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. I wasn’t expecting to write a… Continue reading Hope and survival against all odds: Reviewing The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The reality of job hunting as a graduate: my experience.

“Go to university; having a degree greatly increases your employability”, they said. But does it really? Here is just a little overview of my experience of job hunting in the last few months leading up to, and following my graduation.   I started hunting for jobs in March, when I’d signed for a house to… Continue reading The reality of job hunting as a graduate: my experience.

How interning could be your best next move

Ever considered getting a work experience placement or internship, but never actually committed to the decision? Are you unsure what you want to do for a career and would like some hands-on insight? Unsure of whether you want to put all that hard work in and not be paid for it? Having just completed my… Continue reading How interning could be your best next move