The Power of Friendship

I have been graced with many friends throughout my twenty one years. From primary school to university, I have been fortunate enough to meet some of the most extraordinary, amazing people in my life. At school I met the girls that remain some of my best friends, and although I do not see them every day, I know they are…

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The Importance of Internships: Tips, Myths and Getting your Dream Job

I have gained all of my internships through hard work, determination and sheer tenacity. I knew absolutely no one in the media world who could hand me an internship on a plate. I went to a state all-girls grammar school and contrary to popular belief, I found them incredibly easy to secure. Why are internships important? Not only does an…

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Some People Are Anchors, Some Are Sails

I find it incredible how much people (myself included) are willing to put up with when it comes to certain people. I think everyone has that one person in their life that they’ll put up with more crap from, accept the rudeness, or just let them bring you down. It’s fair, in my opinion, to divide people into one of two categories:…

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Self-Growth, Independence and a Break From Boys

“Since I was fifteen, I’ve either been with a guy or breaking up with a guy. I haven’t given myself two weeks of a breather to just deal with myself!” – Liz Gilbert, Eat Pray Love This quote is me, I genuinely couldn’t have worded it better myself. It would seem that every time I say I am going to…

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What I’d tell my fifteen year old self

When I was fifteen, I thought I knew everything. Obviously, I was wrong. I don’t regret anything, as I am who I am today because of my choices. But much has changed and despite it only being six years ago, there are some things I wish I could say to my younger, less mature self. 1. Boys are fun, but…

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Why you, (yes you!) are a feminist.

It never fails to amaze me that people do not know the definition of feminism. Somewhere between media frenzies and extremism, ‘feminism’ has morphed into a dirty word that people simply do not like being associated with. From attending an all-girls school, I have always been taught that I can do anything. If I wanted to play football and cricket,…

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What I will miss most about Aberystywth

Aberystwyth: a little market town on the West coast of Wales. Home of the National Library of Wales, gorgeous sunsets and Aberystwyth University. After living in the bubble for three years, there are many things that I will miss about the quirky town. 1. Seeing my best friends every day From my best girlfriends, to my course mates and housemates,…

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