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Using Sick Days To Look After Your Mental Health

Using Sick Days To Look After Your Mental Health

I’ve just seen a conversation on Twitter-one of many I’ve been seeing just lately- about how it’s still not acceptable to use sick days at work when you need to take some time off to look after your mental health. It’s inspired me to write […]

What If I Never Want To Settle?

What If I Never Want To Settle?

I’m restless. I feel trapped when I stay in a place for too long, or when I get stuck in a routine. I have an overwhelming need to flee and explore. I never used to be like this. School-aged me always had a plan- degree, […]

Life Lately and Summer Travel Plans

Life Lately and Summer Travel Plans

It’s currently early afternoon on a sunny Sunday and I’m still in bed. I feel like I’m definitely living my best life. I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with Sundays. When I was at school I used to hate them because the whole day would […]

Book Review: The Excursionist by J.D Sumner*

Book Review: The Excursionist by J.D Sumner*

I have made this review as spoiler free as possible, but there are some minor details mentioned. Jack Kaganagh, newly single due to the death of his wife, Kay, is desperate to visit 100 countries and join the Traveller’s Century Club, before he turns 45. […]

Going Back To The Beginning

Going Back To The Beginning

I’ve always said that the moment I fell in love with writing was the moment I learned how to hold a pen. Whilst that may be a slight exaggeration, I struggle to remember a time when I didn’t write. Fiction mainly, but no style has […]

8 Things Unemployed Twenty-Somethings Are Tired Of Hearing

8 Things Unemployed Twenty-Somethings Are Tired Of Hearing

I’m sure many of us have been there- submitting job application after job application, and praying to the Job Gods every day, but getting nowhere. I sometimes think that some people, from older generations especially, don’t seem to get just how difficult getting a job is […]

Russell Howard Tour Preview At De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Russell Howard Tour Preview At De Montfort Hall, Leicester

I was recently given free tickets to see Russell Howard (by my dad not by anyone wanting me to review. I’m not that big of a deal…yet) when he came to Leicester to preview his tour material. Obviously I jumped at the chance, and took […]