One of the best things about being finished for the summer is that I get to read what I want again. Doing a degree in English Literature I certainly have enough to read but I rarely get to choose what it is I’m reading. Next year I’ll get more of a say in what I choose to read, but in first year the majority of … Continue reading Reading what I want
So here I am, only 5 days before my exam, writing a blog post instead of revising. Before resorting to this, I have also done a load of washing, taken the bins out and tidied my room, including cleaning my sink and I may even hoover after I’ve done this. Revision can make me do a lot of things I wouldn’t normally do with such … Continue reading Waiting for exams to be over!
Now that most of my friends are at university and spread across the country, wishing someone a happy birthday is a bit more difficult. A quick message on facebook is nice but it takes about 5 seconds and facebook even reminds you when people’s birthdays are, so I’m not going to pretend that an awful lot of thought is put into the message. A text … Continue reading Say it with a card
At the moment I’m doing a sort of drama module (which is almost coming to an end) as part of my first year of my English Literature degree. I say ‘sort of drama’ because I did not realise it was drama and if I had realised I would not have chosen to do it; I love watching and reading plays but not being in them. … Continue reading Black Watch
On the surface the answer is no. I have on average 9 hours of contact time a week with tutors or lecturers, and the rest is entirely down to my own self-motivation. Doing English Literature I have a crazy number of books that I have to read per week and the large majority of these I have to pay for myself, so my fees certainly … Continue reading Is my degree worth £9000 a year?
Hi, So this is my first ever blog post and to be perfectly honest I’ve got no idea what I’m doing! I’m not even entirely sure what the purpose of this blog will be and I’m kind of hoping that it will come to me in the process. Starting this feels a bit like a leap in the dark and like most of the grand … Continue reading No.1