"Fighting poverty through volunteering" For the last four days, I've been shacked up in a hotel in the middle of nowhere with some of the most inspiring people I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. If you're a regular follower of my blog, you'll have seen previously that I was selected to lead a team… Continue reading VSO Pre-Placement Training Day
The schools are shutting down for summer, the nights are getting longer and the kids are bored senseless. 2 months off school for the young ones presents a challenge to many a mother and father who still have to work throughout the summer. 'Back in the day', mum and dad brought me and my four… Continue reading Is My Name on the List?
If you are a millennial, you will probably remember growing up with dial-up internet, Nokia 3310's and Fresh Prince of Bel Air. We may be classified as the lucky generation though, because we have grown up in a time when technological advances have developed quicker than ever. Smartphones, GPS, social media and wireless internet to name… Continue reading 24 Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a 24 Year Old Millennial
I can remember when I was in my first year of university, I scribbled down a bucket list of things I wanted to do before I finished my degree. One of those was to graduate; and to this day I'm still perplexed as to how it happened, but nevertheless I did it. 6 years later,… Continue reading My 30 Before Thirty Bucket List
The first time I shared a blog post, I was 19. I had just volunteered in London at the Olympics and Paralympics (which I purposefully try to avoid mentioning due to the negative feedback I received back then), and I wanted to share my experience with my family and friends. In the five years since,… Continue reading The Perception of Bloggers
Remember the days we were in school and were told that the key to having a successful career was to go to university and get a good degree to get a good job? Long gone are those days. Record numbers of students are going to university year upon year in the UK; which reignites the… Continue reading The University Degree – Does it even matter anymore?