• The Hermitage

    One of my new year resolutions for 2021 was to explore Scotland more and that involved going on mini hike adventures. Last week, my friends and I took a trip to the ‘Hermitage’. Its located in Dunkeld about 45- 60 minutes car drive from Dundee city centre. What is there to see ? The walk […]

  • Arts and crafting through uni

    For someone with a paralysed upper limb, I am ridiculously bad at keeping my hands still. I always need something in my hands. Whether it’s a crochet or cross stitch project, a pen to doodle, just something to fiddle with… Don’t make me sit and just listen. I am like this when I’m in a […]

  • Writing for the university magazine – a unique experience!

    The second-year so far has been more demanding than I expected, but the best way to unwind for me is: expressing through words! And so, I started working as a staff writer (in the science and technology section) for the Magdalen. The work so far has been interesting – right from ideation with a theme […]

  • Black Friday tips

    Black Friday is only days away and I am here to share some tips to make the most out of it as a student! Make a list of things you want to buy. I usually tend to have a Pinterest board or saves from my Instagram of all the things I have wanted to buy […]

  • 10 memes that saved my life

    Here are the top ten memes (in no particular order) that got me out of some very rough times in my life. Enjoy and maybe share your favourites? 🥺👉🏻👈🏻 This timeless gem – watch it here. 2. Jayne’s Rant on Big Brother has been on my bookmarks since junior year of high school. Needless to […]

  • Juggling

    Doing one thing at a time bores me, it leaves me empty and hollow, it’s like I’m missing something. That’s why I like to juggle. Working as a teacher part-time? Let me do a research project on the side. Oh, and volunteer here and there and work on a creative project because my hands need […]

  • Get to know me!

    After 1 year and 1 semester of writing for the uni blog I have realised that I never introduced myself! Let’s begin shall we? Name: Sofia Mechtidou Age: 19 (almost 20! so scary) Ethnicity: Greek and Russian Course: Dual Qualifying Law, second year Favorite city: Rome and New York City Favorite show: Gossip Girl Favorite […]

  • 5 Best Places to Eat/Drink in Dundee, According to a Law Student and her Friends

    Want to expand your food horizons? Want to visit a cute coffee shop or order-in some amazing food? I have the answer to your prayers! Here are the top 5 places to eat/drink in Dundee, according to yours truly and her friends. Victoria Sponge, Broughty Ferry If you’re wondering how good the cakes here are, […]

  • Should I watch this? Review of 10 Netflix hit movies

    Red Notice – 10/10 Should I watch this? Absolutely!!! I cannot stress enough how good this gem is. Such plot twists and great storyline, even has a guest star you would never expect to see.  2. Love Hard – 5/10 Should I watch this? Only if you really enjoy extremely predictable, cheesy, Christmas rom-com movies. […]