advice, life, thoughts

It’s a fine, fine line

There are many definitions of the word “balance”. According to Collins dictionary: If you balance one thing with something different, each of the things has the same strength or importance. My fellow musical theatre lovers will have noticed the “Avenue Q” reference in the title. However, this post is not about musicals but about the… Continue reading It’s a fine, fine line

advice, life, summer, thoughts, university

Not my worst day…

The pass list for my course at university was released last week and we now know our results, whether we will have to retake and if we will be proceeding to the next year. It was such a bittersweet moment as I was so pleased that I had done well but also so sad that many of my friends were unhappy. I find it really hard to feel joy when people I care about cannot share in it with me.

Throughout the years I have always found that very short periods of intense revision works for me and has led to my best performance. However, it is usually not a pretty process and during exam season I was an absolute mess – this is what happens when you give yourself two weeks to cover an entire year’s worth of work. I lived in the library on diet coke, haribos starmix…

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No one puts Baby in a box…

I hope you all enjoyed the 'Dirty dancing' reference in the title even half as much as I enjoyed thinking of it. Girls just love to have puns, eh? As I get closer to graduation, I have been considering all my choices that have led to this point. I think it is common for people… Continue reading No one puts Baby in a box…

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Sit down, be humble…

We live in a world where we are taught to be independent. Every one has an opinion on everything and often we do not take the time to know our limits and accept that other people may know more about a topic that we do. The past year, I have been really trying to learn… Continue reading Sit down, be humble…

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If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands

Today I decided to revise in the public library of my local town rather than my usual floor 5 spot in my University library. I recently finished my first exam and felt the change of scenery might help to reset the focus of my brain from the previous module to preparation for the next few… Continue reading If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands

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Align yourself with success…

I know it has been the longest time since I published something new. Can I even call myself a blogger anymore, considering I have not actually blogged in months? Anyway - thank you all for sticking with me through the drought and carrying on reading my old stuff. It is my fourth and final year… Continue reading Align yourself with success…

life, melanated thoughts, summer, thoughts, travel

Melanated Thoughts: travelling in India

For the past few weeks I have been backpacking through India. As always I will be posting a vlog of the entire trip when I get back and over the next few days I will be sharing a bunch of travel diaries of my time in each city. But first, I have to tackle something… Continue reading Melanated Thoughts: travelling in India