Nope, that was not what I saw when I walked into Sainsbury’s yesterday evening. Matter of fact, there were only 2 banana’s left on the shelf and I grabbed them both! I had been out and about the week before last and everything felt quite normal. I haven’t bought or
It’s the end of my second month as a Ph.D. Researcher and boy, this month was tough. January ended with the doctoral training week which I discussed in my earlier post and my first Supervisory Meeting. I have got 3 amazing supervisors and I am required to meet with them
Gosh, I am so glad this week is finally over. How are you? If you read Ph.D. Diaries: Induction I told you I had a week-long training in school this week and it was intense. I had classes from 10am all the way till 5pm, with 1-hour breaks in between.
This post marks the beginning of a new phase in my life. I’m officially a PhD student at Loughborough University and yesterday was Induction day. Apparently, schooling at Loughborough University is a big deal. When I put in my Research proposal, I had no idea. It has been a university
“Write something…, it doesn’t have to be perfect every time” the voice in my head keeps reminding me, but I’ve been overwhelmed by my 2019 goals, little else has been a priority. 2019 began with me doggedly chasing a Distinction in my Master’s degree. I’ve been reading scientific journals, working
What’s the funniest joke you’ve seen on social media this year? Take a few moments to remember it. Did you smile and feel a little warmer inside? I bet you did. Here’s what a lot of people haven’t realized: our emotions or moods are actually shaped by our thoughts. True
My first memory of Demi Moore is her performance in Ghost, with Patrick Swayze (now late) and Whoopi Goldberg. Demi Moore was one of the most popular and the highest-paid leading ladies in Hollywood in the 90’s, playing pioneering roles in A Few Good men (aka You can’t handle the
It is 10°C and a clear indication that like all good things, summer has come to an end. Following this, it’s the perfect time to reflect on how I spent the season of sunshine. It was my first summer and I’d say it feels a lot like that period between
Get ready to be ravenous after this one! It’s been a while since I’ve done a food review and so I hope this hits you by lunchtime. I can’t wait to tell you about our lunch at 805 Restaurants in Reading, Berkshire!
It’s Movie Night! If you have been following this blog for a while, you already know I love India and utterly enjoyed my time in Delhi, and so, after watching the trailer, I had to see this movie. Here’s the synopsis: “Terror strikes in the heart of Mumbai, India, as
That is me blowing my diet again but, it was the Trowbridge Weavers Market and it was absolutely worth it! Yesterday marked the first of a series of monthly artisan markets aptly named after the town’s history and weaving heritage
Guys, Alicia Berenson is a famous artist, happily married and living her best life with her husband in their London home. Then one night, a neighbour calls the police after hearing gunshots ring out from Alicia’s house. Alicia is discovered with bloody hands and a gun. Her husband is tied up and has been shot five times in the face.
It’s Friday and you know it’s movie night! It’s been a long week, and so we are watching a Nigerian short film written, directed and edited by filmmaker Emeka Chukwuleta. Sticks and love is a 7-minute film which has sparked conversations since its release on Father’s Day. If you haven’t seen it yet, I’m here for you.
The Tattooist of Auschwitz is the story of how young Lale Sokolov was taken to the Auschwitz concentration camp, became a tattooist, met and fell in love with his wife Gita and how they survived the ordeal.
Following my previous post with 10 reasons why you should live on Campus, this post balances that perspective with why living on Campus might not be the best idea. As with everything in life, there are pros and cons to choosing a living space and that’s why this post takes a detailed look at the negative aspects of living on the University campus. Shall we?
One night in April 1989, a young white woman who had been jogging was bludgeoned, raped and left for dead in Central Park, New York, United States. The evidence suggested that the crime had been committed by one man, but Linda Fairstein, head of the sex crimes unit of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office ignored credible leads and insisted that, even though the timeline and evidence did not match, it had to be 5 of the 30 black teens that had been in the park later that night.