I always say that one of the nicest things about blogging is seeing those names of readers on your notifications who were in sense, with you when it all began. Of course, I don't claim to be a blog of epic proportions, worthy of offering endorsements or advertisements or such things, but what I mean…Read more Thank You for Your Support
When I first setup this blog many years ago, back in the heady days of A-level English, History and Politics; it was mainly in response to my financial worries regarding university. I was part of the unlucky year. The first set of students to not receive the educational maintenance allowance and the first to have…Read more Looking Back
Today I attended a demonstration calling for the abolition of tuition fees. However not as a demonstrator but as a member of my university TV crew and I must say it was quite an experience. Contrary to what many of the news outlets have attempted to portray the demo as, it was extremely peaceful despite…Read more Free Education Protest In Central London-November 2015
Well Hello! As a university student, not becoming lost in the overwhelming reading lists is a constant challenge. Then ontop of all that, maintaining your personal love for reading is even more challenging. So when TopUniversities.com asked me to write a blog post for them, I knew what I should write about. Check out my…Read more I Don’t Want To Get Bored Of Reading
Well I have found two long lost friends in recent weeks. The first being my bedroom, a period of separation lasting six months, not because I was living at university or something fun like that but because the ceiling had fallen in. The second and more recent one was my dear old laptop which had…Read more Back To The Digital World
Congratulations to Wisegrannie for winning the 3000 Followers competition! Well actually hold up a minute people, there was actually a dismal turnout and it made me feel like one of the politician's in the election campaign. Attempts to garner a response simply failed. Of course those of you who aren't from the UK are excused…Read more Competition Winner Announcement!
We all love writing about the experience if writing, so when I was asked to write a post about why you should blog, it was a very enjoyable one to write! Please check it out at: http://www.topuniversities.com/blog/why-earth-should-i-blog Until Next Time A Worried Student
A Worried Student is fast approaching 3000 followers! Unless of course after seeing this post, no one else decides to click on follow. In which case this post would have been very ill-advised. So let us remain optimistic for now otherwise I will not be able to tell you the details of the 3000 followers…Read more 3000 Followers Competition Time!
So here is the link to the post I was talking about: http://www.topuniversities.com/blog/myths-misconceptions-about-english-literature-degrees Please take a look! 🙂 Until Next Time A Worried Student
Last week, I received an email inviting me to contribute to an online blog for a website about universities. The first thing we bloggers think when we get an email like that is oh not more spam! Not more SEO optimisation nonsense! However, I decided to check out the website and to my surprise I…Read more Being Invited To Write
I know it's a standing joke that most of the time we hardly know when our next post is going to come along let alone imagine blogging in the years ahead but what I am interested in is this: bar any unforeseen circumstances, how long do you hope to blog for? Note the name…Read more How Long Do You Intend Your Blog To Last?
If you haven't already worked out by now, I love writing. I have read thousands of novels since I was a child which has led to an interest and love for story-telling. However, you can probably guess how my own story goes. School, College, fruitless promises to write in the summer all resulted in a…Read more I Want To Write