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My tips for university success

A few weeks ago I completed my first year at University. For those of you who might have been following this blog for a few years, you'll know just how big an achievement that is for me. For somebody who spent several years living like a hermit, hiding away from the hustle and bustle of… Continue reading My tips for university success

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Life is a juggling act

I'm passionate about the written word and how the most basic of things - language - can be constructed and manipulated into something that is ultimately more beautiful and has the ability to bring untold pleasure to whoever is reading it.

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Hopes & fears.. Mainly fears

This blog was always intended to be both a place where I could showcase my writing work and a place that I could use to empty the troublesome thoughts from my head whenever it was required. Well, today is one of those times when I feel I need to use it as the latter. The… Continue reading Hopes & fears.. Mainly fears

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Experiencing my University Campus for the first time

On Tuesday I finally got the opportunity to visit my university campus in person and enjoy a guided tour. This was something that I had been wanting to do ever since I accepted my offer to study there. Seeing pictures and videos online is all well and good, but nothing beats actually seeing something in… Continue reading Experiencing my University Campus for the first time

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Positivity outweighs negativity

I've spoken in past blogs about my desire to return to education and train to become a writer. It's something that I've discovered I quite enjoy and, having had a few articles published, (See the HuffPost archive here for those.) I feel I'm quite good at. Now I'm not being complacent or cocky by saying… Continue reading Positivity outweighs negativity

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A #mentalhealth thought for the day