Being A Working Mum At Uni

At the tender age of 16, I had completed my GCSE’s leaving school with 10 A-C grade qualifications, go me! What next though? Well, I’d heard ‘horror’ stories about people spending all those years at University and all that money (albeit Student Loans) to come out the other end and carry on working in their ‘summer job’ at Asda. That wasn’t going to be me, I thought. I had worked from the age of 13, quite pleased with earning a regular income. With no idea what it costs to live in the real world and a defiant decision not to waste…

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A Perfect Pancake Day – The Student Way

Pancake day is finally here, the countdown is over. The one day a year we’ve all been waiting for.. (not that it stops us eating horrifically the rest of the year). An excuse for all us students to eat until our heart and stomach are content. So gather all your house mates, and get ready for the one of the day it is considered acceptable to have a pancake feast.  This year you can get the perfect pancakes in four simple steps… Ingredients: 110 grams of sifted plain flour Pinch of salt 2 eggs 200 ml milk 75 ml water 50g butter Mixing Bowl…

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How To Break Into Blogging

Studying in any capacity is a daunting and difficult task. You’re taking in countless amounts of information, having to stick to deadlines, often feeling rundown and a little overwhelmed. Perhaps you’re fortunate and know exactly what your career path will be, or perhaps you’re studying without a definite clear path ahead, and choosing to follow a journey in an area that excites you. I studied theatre studies and had acting and creative writing in my vision from a very young age. After studying for my degree, I graduated without any clear mission of how to break into this big bad…

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Stay Safe at Christmas

Christmas party

While Christmas is a time full of festive cheer, overindulgence on the mince pie front, and perhaps one too many mulled wines all in the name of Christmas spirit, it’s also a time where you can leave yourself particularly vulnerable if you do not have your wits about you. Christmas is a wonderful time, but as the nation celebrates more in December than any other month, it can be a time where you can leave yourself and your home vulnerable while out at a festive soirée. Now we aren’t suggesting that you need to be curled up by a roaring…

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MEMI Makeup – VIP Launch

MEMI FOR ME MYSELF AND I*   Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to the VIP Press Night for the launch of MEMI Make Up. Jack and Millie, both graduated students in Leeds have been working on this line for the past 18 months, and showcased their products to us at The Neighbourhood on November 1st, with bubbly, party food, and even a free goodie bag!   MEMI make up is an animal cruelty free brand, and what better time to release their collection in time for National Vegan Month.  Throughout the evening, we got the opportunity to swatch,…

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