• A Walk up Dundee Law

    This time last year, after being in lockdown and barely going outside for months, I decided I wanted to do something active for a change. One of the places that I’d never been, even though I’d been in Dundee for 3 years, was the Law, which seemed crazy as it’s such a noticeable and important […]

  • 10 More Songs to Help Keep You Motivated

    It can be hard to stay focused on your work during the Easter holidays, with having no contact with tutors. On top of that, it won’t be long (hopefully) until the world will start to get back to normal, we’ve just got one last little push to go. So I’ve compiled 10 more songs that […]

  • What I’m missing about Dundee

    Since going back to my hometown for Christmas, I’ve been unable to return to Dundee because of lockdown restrictions. They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, and so I’ve come to realise what I’ve been missing most in the four months I’ve been away. The ArchitectureOf course, being an architecture student, I have a […]

  • Some Things I’ve Learnt from Counselling

    Counselling has helped me so much on a personal level, but it’s also taught me a great deal. These are some of the more general pieces of advice I have received, and hopefully, they might help some of you too. 1. The longer you avoid doing something you’re scared of, the harder it is to […]

  • Some Ways to Watch TV without Paying a Subscription Fee

    Now that we’re all being forced to spend a lot more time indoors due to both the weather and the pandemic situation, it could be very easy to run out of things to watch. So why not try something new? Here are some of the things I recommend that you can watch for free. The […]

  • An Abstract Conversation about Mental Health

    Mental health. Now that we’ve all been plunged into another lockdown, it’s being mentioned a lot. Whether it be TV campaigns encouraging you to reach out to each other, or your tutors reminding you to look after yourselves, it’s impossible to avoid. So I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about mental health in […]

  • Studying Architecture – my Favourite Projects so far

    Is this just a way to shamelessly promote my work? Maybe. But if you’re thinking of studying architecture, or if you’ve already started studying it, this could give you a clue as to what might be to come. Year 1 – Shelter Space, Form and Structure For this project, we had to design a shelter […]

  • Resitting a Year – Semester 1

    This year I’m resitting 3rd-year architecture, which obviously wasn’t something I had planned to happen. When I found out I’d failed last year I was understandably devastated, but now it’s almost the end of the first semester, I can’t help but feel like maybe there are more good things to come out of it than […]

  • How to Make a Snowflake Christmas Decoration

    Fold a square piece of paper into 8, as shown in the picture below. 2. Round off the edges so that the folded sides are the same length. (A = B) 3. Cut your design into the paper, and unfold it. (You could stop at this stage if you just want paper decorations.) 4. Attach […]

  • 10 Songs to Help Keep You Motivated

    At this time of year, when Christmas is fast approaching, it can be hard to stay motivated and focused on your work. So these are 10 songs that keep me going, and maybe they can keep you motivated too. Bring It All Back – S Club 7 “Things are sent to try you, but your […]