The concept of time travel has always fascinated me. Movies such as the seminal Back to the future trilogy, the Bill & Ted series and the more recent About Time have always managed to capture my imagination. Likewise, television is no slouch when it comes to exploring time travel. The […]
The festive season is almost upon us again and thanks to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic things are going to feel a little different. Work Christmas parties will be cancelled, traditional carol services will be restricted and those that love a big family gathering on the day itself will probably be […]
I can remember a time before we had Twitter and other social media. It used to be that we all communicated via email or through one of the many online messaging services like MSN or AIM. Then there were chat rooms of course, something that has all but died out […]
Back when I was at secondary school I had a careers interview. It sounds exciting doesn’t it? An interview where a group of experts sit down with you and tell you all of the different career paths that you could take. A world renowned scientist! A leading brain surgeon! An […]
We all learn a bit differently. Some people thrive in certain environments while others thrive in completely different environments. The key really is that we have found our way to learn.
Another new school year or another new project… How do you pace yourself and avoid feeling overwhelmed along the way?
Starting a new school or college can be a daunting experience for anybody. Throw in the added complications of the seemingly unrelenting global pandemic and those feelings of fear and apprehension may well multiply to preposterous levels of intensity. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Believe me. I […]
Your mental health in the pandemic We’re living in strange times right now. Unless you come under the category of being a key or essential worker, chances are that you’re now stuck at home all day and every day for the foreseeable future. Your education and your social life have […]
The fear of going on your own after college is real and quite honesty scary for many including myself but it can be done. Growing up I can honestly say that I had a mother who took care of my sister and I, provided for like any good parent not […]
These are strange times that we are living in now. “Normal” life as we know it has been paused and we are having to get to know a new normal. To begin with, I really struggled with this. I cried a lot. Having never been a fan of change, everything […]