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MayFest!

Now I know you’re probably only reading this because you’ve exhausted all other forms of procrastination and you’re desperately trying to think of things you ‘need’ to do/check/read that are unrelated to whatever topic you are currently supposed to be revising (or you’re one of those very lucky people with no exams and you just …

Are YOU an Internet Addict?!

Hi, my name is Kiran Benawra and I am an Internet addict. At the moment I have 16 tabs open and no idea how it happened (are you now counting how many tabs you have open?!) If you can’t cope a week, a day, an hour without being connected to the World Wide Web then …

Did you watch …?

Television: is it welcome downtime or a procrastination pest? One of student’s favourite past times is the amount of TV we consume, when we should be doing anything except vegetating in front of our digital boxes. But its cold, snow is forecast again this week (I know, I thought we were in the clear too), …

Want to Watch a Film?

It’s still exam season. It’s still essay writing, presentation planning time. So when someone asks that procrastination fuelled question: ‘Hey, do you want to watch a film?’ the answer should always be ‘NO!’ The extended answer should always be ‘No thanks, I have to do some work.’ So when someone asks you this question 5 …

WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY?

The first week of exams is over, thank God! For me, this has consisted of three exams/6 painful hours/a whole lot of writing. It might seem like they will never end, but just keep going, because it will all be worth it in the end. Did you know that the University of Nottingham is the …

Distractogram

Isn’t it ironic … that you probably found your way to this blog post as one of your many methods of skilled procrastination; the exact topic I’m going to have a chat about. And the main culprit on trial: social media. We are currently half way though the exam period. I hope yours have gone/are …

ProcrastiWINNING

If I was doing a degree in procrastination I would get… …a fail because I’d have distracted myself doing something else. Well I’m not that bad. I do get my work done before deadlines and I do try to be organised, however sometimes it all gets a bit much and working swiftly changes to procrastination. …

The joys of Skype and other timewasting opportunities the internet holds

Skype.    I have a confession.  Skype is my new best friend (sorry Shez).  Its such a great way to keep in contact with friends around the country, whether they’re at different unis, home or just generally living/working far away. If you don’t have it, GET IT! You’re missing out. Positives =) It’s free and means …