Stranger Things 2 (Warning: Spoilers Ahead)

Stranger Things has taken a very different turn in the brand new season, released October 27th 2017.  Will is back, new girl max and her brother have arrived in town, and Bob, Joyce’s love interest this season, is new to the show. As one of the most popular series on Netflix of last two years, […]

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Grow your own Forest (literally)

Forest is an app available on IOS and Android designed to help you focus and spend time away from your smart phone. This is an app I recently re-discovered through a recommendation from one of my classmates at University and so far I have found it extremely useful. The app is designed so that your […]

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Prepping for Uni – Second Year

Being a fresher was stressful, so going into second year I know I can’t afford to make the same mistakes I did last year.  It turns out that being on an English degree requires quite a lot of reading. Reading that takes up hours and hours of your life. Reading that is not always as […]

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Travel Diary: Sorrento, Pompeii and Capri

In the last week of June I travelled with my parents, using TUI, to Sorrento Italy.  Here I just wanted to re-cap some of the highlights of my trip and suggest some tips for anyone who is planning on visiting Sorrento. Sorrento The journey to Sorrento from Naples airport is a long one.  With one […]

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Pretty Little Liars: Till Death Do Us Part.

The final ever episode of Pretty Little Liars aired last week on the 27th June. This was an episode in which fans hoped some of the mysteries from the last seven seasons would finally be explained. Unfortunately, it is clear from the wide reaction on social media that this last episode was largely a disappointment […]

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General Election 2017 – My Thoughts.

The general election is only a few weeks away. This morning, at the University of Bradford, Jeremy Corbyn announced the Labour Party’s manifesto.  A manifesto which in Labour’s own words is ‘For the many not the few’. The launch of this manifesto seems like the perfect opportunity to address my own opinions on the snap […]

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First Year at YSJ

Currently, it’s May 2017 and I have just moved out of my flat at York St John University. Since September 2016 I have lived at Percy’s Lane which is roughly a 15 minute walk from university, if you know the shortcut that is, which for the first few weeks of uni I definitely did not. […]

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