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How can YOU capitalise on boredom?

Now that we are in July, we’ve now formally seen an entire season pass amidst the pandemic. And of all the highs and lows we have experienced this year, our biggest takeaway has undoubtedly been the gift of time. Time spent with family or in isolation has been cataclysmic for so many of us; whether …

Networking Masterclass: How to effectively use LinkedIn

Last night, during one of our daily Zoom calls, my friends and I started debating the efficacy of LinkedIn. Everyone had different opinions but one thing was for sure, LinkedIn had become a saving grace for graduating classes during the pandemic. Gripped by so much uncertainty, the only thing many of us can do is …

What I’m doing about the BLM movement

On May 25th, the horrendous murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis sparked national outrage culminating in protests nationally and across the globe. From the United States of America to New Zealand, the world came together to fight for equality. While the protests saw acute successes in Floyd’s case, the greater focus remained on the inbred …

Surviving in Uncertainty

Hello everyone! I hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy during these chaotic times. With uncertainty marring almost every aspect of most of our lives, here are my two cents on navigating unchartered waters and living with uncertainty. For starters, embrace it. Some may call it giving up, I call it moving …

Things I’m grateful for during quarantine

Growing up, I was always an aggressively optimistic kid. I could find the silver lining in almost any situation. Many years later, in the face of a pandemic and an uncertain future, that, has become my super-power. With nothing but the sad and the bad everywhere we look, I thought it would be a nice …

Books You Must Read Before Lockdown Ends

If there’s one thing most 20-something year old’s will agree to, it’s that somewhere along the way we all lost the penchant for reading we once had. Did we get too busy? Did social media encourage immediate gratification in a way books never could? There are a million reasons why; and sadly, not a lot …

Things to do during lockdown (that isn’t baking banana bread)

Happy April everyone, and welcome back to my blog! I hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. For those of you celebrating Easter, I hope you have a wonderful weekend (indoors, of course). Being in lockdown, surrounded by all this chaos has been a bit of a change, to say the least. …

Favourite brunches around Nottingham

Here are some of my favourite brunches in Nottingham. But, be warned, these aren’t your movie classics with the free-flowing drinks and well-plated eggs. Nottingham has plenty of those! No, these are your hard-core ‘brunch with the pals’, ‘unbuttoning my jeans’ kind of meal that will have you waddling home. SPOONS! I’m not entirely sure …

Getting fit and healthy in Nottingham

In the last 6 months, I’ve become a lot more focused on my personal fitness goals. While the changes are small, they’re there and there’s nothing more motivational than that. Besides aesthetics, keeping on top of my fitness goals have improved my mental and cardiovascular health. Nottingham has proved to be an absolutely amazing place …

Standing out at university: How to spruce up your CV

Remember how you were super excited to get your Duke of Edinburgh award in hopes that it would impress your uni admission officers? And then you got to uni and found out that everyone – AND THEIR UNCLE – had it on their applications and CV too? Every year of university brings adulthood and all …