First-year at university can be one of the best years of your life. All the fun and barely any responsibility. I mean “first-year doesn’t even count,” right? I don’t know how many times I heard that or even said that when I chose a night out over studying. Moving on to second-year can be daunting, … More How to: Jump from 1st to 2nd year at University
I want to start this blog by thanking all key workers who are keeping our families safe and keeping the country running. I am so grateful for everything you do. For us who are lucky enough to isolate safely at home, I’ve compiled a list (with the help of some friends) of how we are … More 30 Things to Do During Lockdown
You’re scared. You’re lonely. You’re confused. You’re angry. You’re losing loved ones. You’re living through a Global Pandemic. It’s alright to feel like shit. No one is handling it better, don’t compare your emotional health with their Instagram story. There is no simple way to ‘handle’ this. I read an important quote (sadly don’t remember … More It’s alright to feel like shit during a global pandemic
Summer camp is not the love island villa. A new bunch of sexy singles are not ready for the ultimate sizzling summer. So, here’s my guide to keeping it appropriate, while having an insane summer. “Camp Goggles” – noun When you have worked way too long at camp, and someone who wouldn’t usually be your … More Will they? Won’t they? A guide to navigating camp relationships.
This is my third time writing a summer rewind piece, for some reason I keep getting later and later, so now they are summer/autumn rewind, change is good, right? As this year has been such a crazy wild one, I’m going to do an autumn rewind as well (otherwise this blog would be much too … More Summer Rewind 2019
Welcome to your new favourite time of the week. Your day off. Being a summer camp counselor is an incredible opportunity, you’re able to impact so many lives in such a short amount of time. You’re in nature, disconnected from the real world for 7-10 weeks. You make new friends who you know you can … More 5 Great ways to spend your days off at summer camp
Okay, so being a pro at Summer camp (been once) I kind of figured out there was a lot of crap that I had packed and flown 19 hours with and really didn’t need it. Just for you guys, I thought I’d save your time, money and baggage allowance by giving you a handy guide … More Shit That Will Weigh You Down at Summer Camp
So, in September I moved 2 hours away to Liverpool to start University. I thought this was a great idea as I’d be independent, self-reliant and basically if it goes to shit I’ll have to deal with up. Sounds good right? Here is my Dating, Delaying, and Dollar, or lack of… Liverpool is a beautiful city, … More Dating, Delaying, and Dollar – My first year at University
We are bypassing the obvious New Year cliche, but I’ve decided to take a break from certain social media sites. Specifically, Facebook and Instagram. You see everywhere how Facebook and Instagram cause a toxic mindset for young people. We fall into the illusion that everyone’s lives are perfect. Everyone knows this, yet we yearn to have the slim, … More Why I deleted Facebook and Instagram
I’M GOING BACK TO CAMP! If you can’t tell by my excessive use of capitals, I will be returning to YMCA Camp Roger for my second summer. This means new memories, new adventures and that beautiful, beautiful tan (the important stuff). And now for the obvious question, how can you afford it? Good question. I’m … More How can you afford it?