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Book Review: Atonement

TITLE: Atonement  AUTHOR:  Ian McEwan PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape  AGE GROUP: 16+ (Explicit themes are discussed.) RATING:  5/5 Atonement is easily my favourite novel. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to start reading postmodern fiction or explore the genre further. Ian McEwan is a master of crafting prose through language and structure […]

4 Ways to Destress and Unwind

Many young people lead busy lives and often forget to take time out of their daily routine to relax. Below are four simple ways to destress.  Reading  Reading can be an excellent way to destress and unwind. Becoming immersed into a fictional world means you can leave the stresses in […]

My First Year Experience: English Literature Degree

Georgia Dalton

Surprisingly, I found the first year of my English Literature degree easier than my whole two years of A-levels. I only had one exam at the end of first year that didn’t count towards my overall degree, whereas one thing I particularly despised about English Literature A-level specifically was how […]

Five Life Lessons that I’ve Learnt

Georgia Dalton

Over my nineteen years on this planet, I had gained some invaluable life advice through my own experiences. Hopefully, I gather even more in years to come. Prioritise yourself and those who love you! The main person that matters in your life is you. Prioritise yourself and your wellbeing above […]

Debunking 5 First Year University Myths

If you just picked up your A level results last week and are eagerly anticipating your first year at university, below are five common first year university myths, debunked. It’s a huge jump from A levels I didn’t find the jump between A levels and university difficult. I study English […]

Newcastle’s Two Best Cafés

Georgia Dalton

If you live in or around Newcastle or are thinking of visiting there and you have a sweet tooth, here are two amazing cafés that you need to go and try. Cake Stories Address: 12 Brentwood Avenue Jesmond Newcastle NE2 3DH Opening Hours: Monday to Friday – 9am to 9.30pm […]

Student Organisation Tips

Georgia Dalton

Starting university can be an overwhelming time, so below are some simple organisation tips, ranging from note taking to meal prepping, that I have found useful over my first year. Decide how you want to take notes from the start It is important from the offset of your degree that […]

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