A week in outfits: term 2

After asking my sister, boyfriend and all of my Instagram followers whether this was a good idea or whether it seemed a bit wanky - we have reached a conclusion. I'm pretty sure you can guess what the conclusion is given that you clicked to open this post, and because I would not take four … Continue reading A week in outfits: term 2

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Why I’m no longer talking to men about sexism

The title of this blog post is a play on the title of the book "Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race" by Reni Eddo-Lodge. What the title also is, though, is a sentence I said as a joke to my female friend when my boyfriend was present. A debate ensued and … Continue reading Why I’m no longer talking to men about sexism

The products that saved my skin this exam season, and more beauty items that every girl needs

Following on from "items which should be in every girl's wardrobe" I thought it was completely necessary to add a beauty instalment, so here we go... For reference, I have typically dry skin which can be quite spot prone, though it is at its worst around my periods or when I'm stressed, aka exam season. … Continue reading The products that saved my skin this exam season, and more beauty items that every girl needs

Midmads takes second year!

She's back at it. Old, unreliable Midmads! To be fair, I have been pretty busy since I last posted. Since summer ended it has been a non-stop wild ride and every spare moment I have I spend chilling with Will, cleaning my pitifully messy room so I can Instagram it, or watching MsMojo videos such … Continue reading Midmads takes second year!

What does it mean to go to a “good” university?

I was apprehensive when considering whether to write this post because I am aware that it would be incredibly easy for someone to see this as a bitter response from a Russell Group reject, instead of someone accepting this as a legitimate commentary. To be fair, it is both. If I had not missed the … Continue reading What does it mean to go to a “good” university?

An actual legit guide to moving in at uni

This one is for all those prospective first years, and for all those current uni students who have forgotten what they actually need to prepare for. And you should listen because this is coming from a girl who forgot all her cutlery when she moved into halls (every single fork, every single spoon) so I … Continue reading An actual legit guide to moving in at uni

Women’s magazines – how far have they come?

Ann Ferguson, an American philosopher and sociologist, once studied the content of women's magazines (over a time period of 30 years) and concluded that the main focus of these magazines, even the most recent ones, was consistently "him, home and looking good (for him)." But is this still today's truth? A lot of evidence points … Continue reading Women’s magazines – how far have they come?

What I have learned from my Economics degree (so far)

If you've ever heard me talking about my degree I am normally complaining about the maths involved or about the sheer amount of seminar sheets I have been avoiding. But an economics degree is a lot more than that, and truthfully I know this and I do actually enjoy it, I'm just an unreliable narrator. … Continue reading What I have learned from my Economics degree (so far)

Clearing: a year on

I wrote the majority of this post as I sat on the floor of my halls bedroom while Banks played softly in the background. That was the last night I spent in that room and I remember taking a tour around all of the various cupboards and drawers to say goodbye (I am overly sentimental … Continue reading Clearing: a year on