Positive Look At 2017

Ah look, a reflective post about the past year - how unexpected! (It actually is unexpected from me as I'm averaging 1 post a month since getting a full time job!) It's the Christmas holidays and that always calls for a sentimental look back at the past year, along with longing and hopeful dreams of …

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Three Amazing Things About You – Jill Mansell // Book Review

It's not often that I come across a book that includes a Cystic Fibrosis storyline. In fact, I've never come across a book that even mentions it. Unless you have the condition, it would be very difficult to write about as it can be quite complicated and therefore hard to understand what it's like to …

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Job Interview Tips

From the time I returned home from travelling (back in May), I began job hunting. It was a long process, full of rejections, countless covering letters and many, many unanswered applications. In total I applied for around 25-30 jobs in Bristol but I only heard back from about 10. With a first class degree, a …

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Beating the January Blues

Everyone take a deep breath. January is nearly over. What feels like the longest, most dreaded month of the year, is very nearly over. No offence to anyone who loves January - but what are you thinking? The dreary weather, the post-Christmas come-down, the heavy colds and returning to work. The end of social events …

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Women’s Magazines

I love magazines. In particular, I love women's magazines - I buy Glamour and Cosmopolitan religiously, every month. But magazines, and women's magazines in particular, often get a bad reputation for being shallow, full of rubbish and for pushing unrealistic beauty standards on women. I'm here to tell you that this isn't always true. I might be a journalism …

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