I’m at home in Oxford for the weekend, and I’ve been thinking about my family a lot, and my sister’s currently in her first year of university elsewhere in the country and I am so jealous of all the time she has ahead of her, the opportunities coming her way, and the fact she doesn’t …read more
For me, this summer has been a bit of a washout, in more ways than one. The weather is awful but, more importantly, I’ve been struggling to find a balance between work, my social life, and attempting to get ahead on my reading for my final year at uni. One thing I’ve been working hard …read more
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I’ve been considering writing this post for a few days now but I think it’s about time I just get on with it. University brings up the issue of relationships on a fairly regular basis. Whether you’re about to leave home and have to decide what you and your partner from home are going to …read more
Now that I’ve finished uni for the year I’ve got a couple of weeks to spare and I’ve been able to spend a lot of time in Portsmouth just chilling out and stuff. Portsmouth really is a beautiful place once you know your way around and chilling out in Ravelin Park or by Southsea Seafront …read more
Well at last the weather’s started to perk up a bit and this is the time of year where Portsmouth really comes into its own. I know that Portsmouth gets a lot of grief for not being a very nice place, but living in Southsea is awesome, especially when the sun comes out. Everything just …read more
Did you hear about the bomb scare at uni the other day? The whole of Guildhall was closed and James Watson halls were evacuated too! In the end it just turned out to be a suspicious looking parcel, but you can imagine how scary it was at the time. These things generally turn out to …read more
As summer came to an end and I cycled into university on my shiny new bike that I bought as soon as I got back to Portsmouth (after living in the Langstone Student Village for a year, I longed not to rely on buses anymore), I remembered why I fell in love with this city …read more
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