Tag : happiness

Solondz to Tarantino: Can Films Go Too Far?

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Perhaps a cliché now, but at some point in your life you will have been told or heard a phrase like ‘This isn’t the movies’. It, of course, eludes to the difference between what’s shown on the big (or small) screen and reality. Generally it’s used because events that transpire … Read More

Freshers, metamorphosis, and goo…

2 years ago / 0 comments

Whilst on my daily (who am I kidding, hourly) scroll through Instagram, I came across a post about caterpillars. The enlightening picture informed me that these little beasts turn into goo whilst in the cocoon. A caterpillar soup if you like. However, what was particularly interesting was studies have shown … Read More

How to live the ‘Hygge’ Life

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last week for In the Middle, I wrote about how to deal with the stresses of university life, discussing ways to relax and just taking time to do the things you love. This got me thinking back to my summer abroad course in Denmark that I completed a couple of … Read More

Blogs | Alone Time: A Checklist

5 years ago / 0 comments

I am often complaining about being alone. One of my ambitions for my year abroad was to overcome this huge character flaw, and embrace the solitude of which I know I have plenty. In my time alone I’ve managed to write and read a lot, keep up with recent films, … Read More

A Spot of Good News

6 years ago / 0 comments

If you trust the media, you would think that Britain was awash with all the worst social ills; crime, rioting, the NHS in crisis, education being dumbed-down and a general sense that the country “was going to the dogs.” We in Britain, with our characteristic understatedness, tend to believe that … Read More