Planning the Ultimate Housemate Holiday!*

Apologies for the influx of holiday-themed blog posts, but I guess I’m just in the mood to get away from cold and rainy November London. I promise I’ve got one of those deep-and-meaningful 5am thoughts blog posts coming up soon, so prepare yourselves for that mess. Anyway, today is about fun things. I am yet to go on a ‘housemate holiday’ specifically, but I definitely think that having a holiday, or just a short trip with your uni friends helps…

Motorhome Holidays for Beginners: Things You Need to Know

Today’s guest post is something a little different, it’s all about motorhome holidays. I can’t say I’ve ever been on a motorhome holiday myself, but you never know! I’m always up for new adventures. I’d absolutely love to own (or rent) a retro-style VW campervan, and tour around Europe or Route 66, that’d be amazing. Perhaps I’ll do it one day. If you’re considering a similar kind of venture, check out the tips below. If you’ve got a driving license…

5 Things I’m Not Very Good At (and can work on)

Hello blog friends. I’ve recently been thinking about things that I’m not very good at.. well, the things I can feasibly work on improving. I recently started a 6 week course of CBT for low self-esteem, and while I’ve only had one session so far, I’m keen to work on my mental health. So without further ado… 5 Things I’m Not Very Good At 1. Sticking to a Schedule I am incredibly forgetful. I’m the kind of person who buys…

Beauty Treatments I’d Like To Try

Micropigmentation / Microblading I’m lazy AF, so the idea of having perfect filled-in eyebrows when I wake up is the dream. I’m not completely sure whether to go for micropigmentation or microblading, but after I saw that Bethan Leadley (musicalbethan on YouTube) got hers done, I want them! I’m currently trying out Wunderbrow, but it’s very messy and difficult to use. Damn these patchy eyebrows. Laser Hair Removal I’ve written about how I got to try out laser hair removal…

What To Look For When Buying Your First Home

When this guest post first landed in my email inbox, I dismissed it as “not relevant” to me. At this point in life, a struggling MA student in London, it feels like I’ll be renting forever. However, I’m sure that isn’t the case for a lot of you, and this has some pretty good advice. Lots of my blogger freinds have been buying their first homes recently, so it’s quite topical! Some of this advice is also applicable for renting;…

Cheap Celebration Ideas for Students!

From exam results and birthdays to friendship anniversaries and new relationships, student life is full of opportunities to celebrate. No matter what the occasion, finding a way to make it special need not break the bank. Have a picnic If the celebration coincides with a spell of good weather, why not head out to a local park or forest instead of the making the usual trip down to the local. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to show off your…

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting University

I remember feeling like a rabbit in the headlights when I started university. There was so much advice flying around about what was important, what I should be doing, how I should be managing my time and annoyingly, most of it was conflicting. Here are a few things I wish I’d known before the start of the first term. I’m now two months into my Master’s degree – I’ve learnt a lot since first year! Buy second hand books It’s…