• Non-fiction science books/ biographies to read.

    The semester so far has been quite hectic, but the two books that motivate me to keep going are : The code breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race There are very few female Nobel Laureates and hence gaining some perspective of the woman who made it to that finishing […]

  • Good books to keep you company…

    Books have always kept me company being an introvert, so here are a few books that I came across and enjoyed thoroughly. Circe by Madeline Miller. If you are someone who enjoys Greek mythology, you should indulge in this book. It is a retelling of the Odyssey through the point of view of Circe- who […]

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  • Books I read in February

    I really enjoyed making a blog post last month about the books I read in January so I thought I’d do the same for this past month! I took part in a little readathon in February called #FantasyFebruary so a lot of the books I read fall into the fantasy genre. The first book I […]

  • Books I read in January

    For anyone who doesn’t know me, I love to read. I got back into the habit of regularly reading at the start of the first lockdown back in March and since then I’ve been reading a few books each month! I managed to read 52 books in 2020 which is the most I’ve ever read. […]

  • 5 Books you can read during Tier 4 lockdown

    Here are a few of my favorite books that I recommend to all my friends 🙂 Looking for Alaska by John Green  This book is in my opinion the best one by John Green. It accurately represents teen love at its best and worst. It does not shy away from subjects such as drug abuse […]

  • Building a Reading Habit

    Like many of you I’m sure, I have struggled to build a good reading habit since I came to university, due to both the lack of time and the amount of academic reading I have to do. But I’ve recently been working on this and have some tips that might help you out if you […]

  • 10 uni must-haves

    The ultimate shopping list for study essentials   1) Pencil case Fill it with highlighters, gel pens, whatever motivates you to study or helps you to take great notes. Starting a new semester is the perfect excuse to go stationery shopping.   2) Reusable coffee cup Disposable takeaway coffee cups are so last year. Sort […]

  • My Favourite Things About the Library

    As a history student, I spend a lot of time in the library on campus. I heard this saying once and I’ve always remembered it: the library is our lab. As in, in the School of Humanities, you don’t have timetabled lab sessions, but you do need to spend time outside of class consolidating what […]