Top 10 female-led small businesses

One of the benefits of lockdown is that it has caused so many women to start up small businesses selling everything from stickers to candles. I love supporting small businesses as it feels much more personal and often the products are better made. For Galentine’s Day this year, I wanted to share some of the…

21 things I have learnt in 21 years

Today marks my 21st birthday and in the space of a year a lot has happened. I’ve written a dissertation, graduated, said goodbye to Newcastle, lived through a national lockdown and secured a place on an MA. I’ve learnt so much being a twenty-year-old woman and I hope that by talking openly about some of my…

The best places to visit in Newcastle post-lockdown

Prior to beginning my final year at university, I’d watched friends in the year above leave Newcastle for good. I watched them say goodbye to their favourite bars, beaches and clubs as they packed up ready to start a new life in a new city. Now I sit with just days left of my tenancy…

The 5 TV shows which I have been binging during lockdown

Now that I have free time on my hands for the first time in a long time, I’ve been able to binge SO many TV series. Since lockdown began, Netflix and other streaming services have been a way of battling the boredom whilst being stuck inside. It has been a much-needed break after the chaos…

My experience studying English Literature and Creative Writing @ Newcastle University

Now that I have finally finished all of my third-year assignments I wanted to talk honestly and openly about my course at Newcastle University. These last few months have been chaotic and my entire life at university was turned upside down due to Coronavirus similarly to students across the world. However, regardless of the current…