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One year down, two to go…student life in London

Jun 3, 2016 Comments Off on One year down, two to go…student life in London

I’ve officially finished my first year of university. The initial exams are behind me and the results are a looming source of anxiety that I’m pushing firmly to the back of my mind.

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Central Library, Manchester by Andrew Moor

An Ode to the North

Apr 15, 2016 Comments Off on An Ode to the North

An unfortunate flirtation with glandular fever left me bedbound for most of the Christmas holidays, meaning this Easter is the first time I’ve really spent time in Manchester since moving down South.

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Kua 'Aina Breakfast

Food, glorious(ly cheap) food!

Mar 13, 2016 Comments Off on Food, glorious(ly cheap) food!

It’s no secret that life in the capital comes at a high cost. The student loan may be higher here, but it certainly doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket.

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Camden Markets

Chips ‘n’ Gravy: New Year, New London

Feb 12, 2016 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: New Year, New London

Promises are made to be broken, so it naturally follows that New Year resolutions are too.

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Oxford Street Lights, photo credit: www.ibtimes.co.uk

Chips ‘n’ Gravy: Christmas in the Capital

Dec 22, 2015 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: Christmas in the Capital

Despite the temptation to hole up in bed and hibernate throughout the winter months, there are several milestones too fun to sleep through in the run-up to Christmas. But how does the Northern approach compare to London’s efforts?

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Euston Road

Chips ‘n’ Gravy: braving the Big Smoke

Nov 27, 2015 1 Comment

As a Manchester lass, I faced a bit of a struggle when it came to choosing my university.

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