sans souci and other revision musings

‘Hey stranger, it’s been a while. How are you?’ ‘I’m okay thanks, just revising, socialising, exercising, trying to keep a routine. Not sure if I’m thriving or just surviving. Maybe a bit of both?’ ‘well, that’s okay. It’s okay to be stressed about A Levels or to worry about grades, just know you’re doing enough and put the subject to bed and stop talking to…

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stories from Berlin

Berlin was a beautiful city, commanding such a great level of history that it was hard not to come home without something to think about or something more to research. The city itself was stunning, the winter sunsets elongating the light so that everything seemed a little more special. The history of the city, oh so rich, was also incredibly commercialised. The hats modelled on…

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shopping the sustainable sales

Ethical fashion is expensive. I’m not going to sugar coat it. Hence, the idea of shopping sustainably has, for some, become an unattainable idea reserved for the privileged, or for those who buy a jumper or coat a year and make use of the rest of their wardrobe. Understandably that can be the preconception, that buying sustainably is not accessible and fast fashion is. Obviously…

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self care tips for the everyday

Looking through the archives of my blog (and oh how embarrassing that has been) I wondered if I’d written any posts on self care. It’s an important topic to discuss given the imminent descent into exam season but regardless of any academic or work demands, self care is important all year round. An evening in to read a non-academic text or even just painting your…

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