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Time-warp Culture: why Millennials are finding comfort in the old.

The stand-out memories of my childhood growing up in the late nineties are peppered with swapping Pokemon cards in the playground, then going home and watching Robot Wars and Top Of The Pops on our boxy, black TV set. Mum meticulously tied my hair in scrunchies that matched my dresses and I happily trotted about… Continue reading Time-warp Culture: why Millennials are finding comfort in the old.

Thoughts and Rambles

Losing my words: writer’s block and blogging.

Writing comes with a number of things that bring me joy. I love the fact I can type out a couple of paragraphs, and convey what I’m thinking about a certain topic with a voice that can change and morph more than my spoken words can. I like the fact that it can reach people… Continue reading Losing my words: writer’s block and blogging.

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I’m A Terrible Teenager.

Yesterday, I spent the day lounging on the grass of my uni’s running track, soaking up the sun and listening to my friend flick through her Spotify playlist. The night before, I drank cider and played football (badly, on my part) until it got dark and cold outside – and it was great. This is… Continue reading I’m A Terrible Teenager.

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‘Trust me on this’ – a letter to my younger self…

Hey kiddo! Ah. That might seem a bit patronising. It isn’t intended to be, especially as you’re technically a ‘teenager’ now. Oh, to be thirteen again! It was such a simple time. You see, as I’m writing this, we’re eighteen years old and typing away in our Uni room at Leeds Trinity University, studying journalism.… Continue reading ‘Trust me on this’ – a letter to my younger self…

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Big Boobs: The Great British Bra Hunt

Let’s talk about bra-shopping. But specifically, bra-shopping for us ‘busty’ lasses. Urgh. The mere mention of it brings war-flashbacks of claustrophobic changing rooms, unflattering florescent lighting and a sea of beige, beige and beige boob-slings that would rather suit being strapped to the back of a parachutist. After all, the search for the perfect bra is… Continue reading Big Boobs: The Great British Bra Hunt

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Six Tips for Coping With Anxiety at University

University, believe it or not, is incredibly stressful.  Despite the call of freedom, the promise of take-out every other night and the lure of £2 doubles, mental health problems such as anxiety and depression are more likely to be diagnosed in people aged 18 to 24 – which conveniently whacks those of us studying at Uni… Continue reading Six Tips for Coping With Anxiety at University