A Year in Dundee
Apr30

A Year in Dundee

I’ve spent two years in Dundee now, but I figured I’d take the time to reflect on this one. I’ve come up to Scotland from the very South East of England and in my first year I focused mostly on not feeling too homesick and trying to make it a home away from home. This year however, I’ve been far more adventurous and decided to try to lap up all the culture I can and truly feel at home in Scotland. So here are a...

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Trip to Edinburgh Castle
Apr03

Trip to Edinburgh Castle

Now that semester 2 has come to an end I thought it would be worth while to see some more of Scotland and have a little break over the weekend before diving head-first into revision. I hopped on the train from Dundee to Edinburgh Waverley, of which the journey is approximately an hour and a half, and stayed in a lovely hotel for two nights.   On Saturday, I decided to visit St. Giles Cathedral on the Royal Mile and when I arrived...

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Time to Empty the Toy Box
Mar30

Time to Empty the Toy Box

I believe university is a wonderful place to explore new ideas and challenge existing ones and my friend Hope Carolan, a DJCAD student, did exactly that recently by initiating a gathering outside of Caird Hall for the support of the UN conference for nuclear disarmament. Hope and thirteen others took to the streets adorned with paper bikini posters, carrying placards and holding up banners. The participants gave out postcards to be...

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Changing Course
Mar26

Changing Course

Hi all, the last couple of months have been rather turbulent for me, especially as I was moving out of my old flat during term time. But now I finally have everything back on track. Though over the last little while I’ve been reflecting on where my course and thus my future is heading. As an art and philsoophy student I spend most of my days in the DJCAD studios, and attend a few lectures a week. But I had noticed that my...

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Brain Food
Mar26

Brain Food

Last year I was in such a bad habit of constantly buying food whilst out the house, worse still it was never particularly healthy food either. So this year I’ve reflected on my eating habits and thought of ways that I could save myself a bit of cash, and feed my brain something better than a muffin and coffee for breakfast everyday (just some days instead).   Prepare food the night before.  This has helped me stay so much...

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