On Studying: How to be Self Motivated and Crush Procrastination

On Studying: How to be Self Motivated and Crush Procrastination

I really didn’t used to be motivated at all.  There were points through school, sixth-form, and university where I just felt completely uninspired and saw no point in anything I was doing.  I didn’t plan, I didn’t really push myself, and I didn’t see an end goal. I lacked motivation and vision.  I think it [...]

Dear Isobel

Dear Isobel

My baby sister is going to university tomorrow. Dear Isobel, Do you remember when you were about six, and we were on our grandparents little sailing boat in Fowey.  The wash from a speed boat hit us really hard and the water splashed into our boat, and you were scared we were going to sink.  [...]

The End of an Era: Becoming a Graduate

The End of an Era: Becoming a Graduate

Tomorrow I graduate from Cardiff University.  Tomorrow, I'll don the gown and mortarboard and shake hands with important people as a symbolisation and celebration of my few years of university. It's incredible how quickly three years fly by when you're plummeting towards inconceivable debt.  And even though I have received my results, and even though [...]