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Forget the Blues – It’s time for Oranges!

"I realised essays can be hard, but they can also be fun, and they can also be difficult, but then I can have a dance afterwards."

“Staying in the trouble” at Oxford

“Staying with the trouble”. This was a quote from feminist geographer and all-round academic...

The Art of the Self-Tape 

"You wake up the next morning fifteen minutes before the submission deadline and after swiping through attempt after attempt of varying degrees of failure eventually arrive at the very first take."

The power of the perfect song(s)

"I have many a playlist (a surplus one might say - a boring one mind you) and each one has a very specific vibe, a specific function, a certain 'je ne sais quoi'"

The conundrums of a PhD: student or employee?

"We get paid, but don’t have to pay tax, carry out research but are not a member of staff, and sometimes even teach other year groups what we know."

Forget the Blues – It’s time for Oranges!

"I realised essays can be hard, but they can also be fun, and they can also be difficult, but then I can have a dance afterwards."

“Staying in the trouble” at Oxford

“Staying with the trouble”. This was a quote from feminist geographer and all-round academic queen Donna Haraway (2016), cited in Elwood and Leszczynski’s (2018)...

The Art of the Self-Tape 

"You wake up the next morning fifteen minutes before the submission deadline and after swiping through attempt after attempt of varying degrees of failure eventually arrive at the very first take."

The power of the perfect song(s)

"I have many a playlist (a surplus one might say - a boring one mind you) and each one has a very specific vibe, a specific function, a certain 'je ne sais quoi'"

The conundrums of a PhD: student or employee?

"We get paid, but don’t have to pay tax, carry out research but are not a member of staff, and sometimes even teach other year groups what we know."

The pressure of choosing your degree

"The future is always scary – I get stressed about what I am doing next week, never mind next year."

The centre cannot hold – What is the Republican Party?

And it looks as though there will be a next time. I think Trump will run, and if/when he does, he will almost certainly be the Republican nominee; frankly he will be quasi-coronated.

Flavours of Europe

"There are a series of faux pas which I have witnessed (and on occasion committed) at student dinner parties, and in this short piece I hope to provide inspiration."

An overflowing pot: how to avoid boiling over at uni

"There are only 24 hours in the day and unfortunately, I need to sleep for eight of them."

Twelve going on Twenty

"I’m excited to be twenty –it feels whole, a bit round, and like maybe I’m a bit of a grown up. Only a bit though."

Careers and Connections – the One Woman Mission

"Being an Oxbridge graduate is said to open doors - but not if you don’t know which doors to push."

The academia video game: the gap year

"I don’t think I would be where I am without my accidental gap year.

Flavours of Europe: making time for good food

"The question is, how can we as talented but time-poor students produce quick meals which satisfy not only our stomachs, but also our souls?"

A folly in vain

"The day proceeded as a series of endless lines parading back and forth, adorned in seemingly endless variations of every possible garment, in front of the same blank faces."

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