The key to surviving Summer

It’s summer, finally you can chill out. Exams are over, no more stressing, cramming or panicking about upcoming deadlines.  At last, you can relax. Moving home for three or so months means home cooked meals, less chores, free food and your own bed.  Long lie ins, lots of free time and no worries… doesn’t it sound like bliss? Yes, for about a week until boredom hits. And once it hits, that’s it. Twiddling you thumbs and finding things to do will start to become painful which is why it’s better to make plans. It’s probably the most obvious thing, but…

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Skin care awareness

Let’s be honest, we’ve all been burnt in summer and had to walk round with a pink or red glow. We’ve all peeled, had blisters or felt sore and it’s most likely we’ve let it happen more than once. Once the redness disappears it looks as though the skin has healed however the damage is everlasting – just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there. Over exposure to the sun ages our skin. Not straight away, but it speeds up the process. It also puts skin blemishes, such as moles at risk from developing into cancer, so not…

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Studying Abroad: Zaragoza, Spain

I chose to study in Spain because it’s a really sunny country and I wanted a tan. It’s as simple as that. Last week, it was 18º; today, it snowed. That’s the first thing you should know before going abroad – don’t choose where you’re going because of what you think the weather’s going to be like. Don’t get me wrong though, when I first got here (in September); it was about 30 something degrees. It’s not all beaches and sunshine though. In Zaragoza, it’s more like brutal winds and more brutal winds. It’s in a really awkward place in…

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