university, update

Updates: aka, why I disappeared

If I could sum up the last quarter of my 2018 in one word it would be 'crazy'. When I started this blog back in 2016, I'd just completed my GCSEs, just started dating my first (and only) serious boyfriend, and hadn't fully experienced the perilous joys of a night filled with apple sourz and… Continue reading Updates: aka, why I disappeared

university, writing

My Experience of Applying For Oxford University: The Decision

A disclaimer: this is not a guide on how to apply for Oxbridge. Hell, I don't even know how to apply to Oxbridge, I'm still trying to figure it out. If you'd like to hear a little more about the process, rather than just reading my prose about it, then feel free to leave a… Continue reading My Experience of Applying For Oxford University: The Decision

books

The Classics Radioactive Spider

A few weeks ago, I was lying in bed, reading one of my many YA novels, when I happened to glance over at my bookshelf. I own a lot of books, and these books include quite a few classic novels. Which, I admit, are the ones I scarcely read. I have to be in the… Continue reading The Classics Radioactive Spider

books

I’ve Got 99 Problems And Books Are Almost All Of Them (But I’m Only Listing Seven So You Don’t Hate Me)

I have to self-impose book buying bans. And even then, they don't work. I did a¬†book haul about two weeks ago, which consisted of about fifteen books. Due to limited space, I promised I wouldn't be buying any more books until after my birthday in March. And I got two more literally the day after… Continue reading I’ve Got 99 Problems And Books Are Almost All Of Them (But I’m Only Listing Seven So You Don’t Hate Me)

rant, update

The Concept of ‘Clever’

I've had one common goal throughout my time in education. Ever since I could read and write, count up to ten and recite my 3 times table, I've been desperate to enter a high level, high ranking university. When I was five, I decided that I wanted to be a teacher, and had my sights… Continue reading The Concept of ‘Clever’