On the 7th of November I woke up at 5.30am in my old, single bed. Surrounded by flowery wallpaper and the sound of heavy snoring, I was back in my dad's house. The night before I'd hopped on a train from Nottingham and sped back to Sussex, heading - almost immediately - to the pub. … Continue reading Inside Hachette UK: A Month On
Yes, this is a post about musicals. No, you should not click away. Cliche as it sounds, Dear Evan Hansen is not your regular piece of musical theatre. It's a triumph of art that can (and should) be enjoyed by all, whether you like the medium or not. Here's why. I don't think it's a … Continue reading All We See is Sky: The Unstoppable Power of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’
Another link to a piece I wrote for my university magazine on the current generation and our interaction with mindfulness practices. Are millennials and centennials too cynical to benefit from it? Read more here...
Full disclosure. This article is going to go full meta because the reason I'm writing this is because of what this article is about. That will hopefully make more sense as we go on. I talk a lot about mental health. For the three(-ish) things I write for - this, the Student Minds blog and … Continue reading How to Deal When Your Brain Won’t Co-operate
I wrote a little piece for my university magazine about my adopted home in North Norfolk. Check it out over on the Impact website here!
I've been away a long time. Since my last post, my summer has consisted of living this alternate life in Norfolk where I was working 5 days a week in a little seaside cafe where the rest of the world doesn't exist. I would get up every day, cycle half an hour in the morning … Continue reading Making Your House as Chill as the Person You Wish You Could Be
A couple of weeks ago now, a group of my uni friends and I went to Citadel Festival in London. Full of current and past favourites of mine including Laura Marling, Maggie Rogers, Parcels and headliners Foals, it was an instant yes from me when my lovely and always on-the-music-ball friend David suggested it. I'd … Continue reading Summertime Sadness: A(n Amateur) Guide to Mental Illness Management at Festivals