Much More Than a Trend

Maybe it is because I am getting older. Maybe I am becoming more perceptive and less naive as I grow up. Maybe it’s the heightened use of social media. Maybe it’s the subjects I study in college. Maybe it’s any, and all of the above, that have found me noticing more and more the need for feminism in today’s world. Continue reading “Much More Than a Trend”


It’s a Two Way Street

Relationships, like most things, require work. If you are one of the very few lucky ones, you coast through your relationships with ease, never having a problem. However, that is not the case for most people. Both parties are required to make an effort to keep it alive. It is not fair to place the burden on one person, for them to be constantly reaching out in the hopes the other person will still be there. It becomes tiring for that person. It becomes a burden for them. Continue reading “It’s a Two Way Street”

How You Know You Have Met Your Soul Mate in BFF Form

Ah, the one. We spend our lives searching for them. Someone with the face of Ryan Reynolds, and the heart of Brad Pitt. Someone to come home to and enjoy pizza with. Magazines and websites dedicate their lives to showing you the way to finding them, how to look for them, how to attract that special someone. Continue reading “How You Know You Have Met Your Soul Mate in BFF Form”

6 Things No One Warns You About Going to College

So you’ve managed to survive the hell that was the Leaving Cert., and scraped the bare minimum points achieved your dream 625 points for your second first choice. Know what that means? You’re going to college! And while you may have some expectations of what life will bring you for the next three to four years, from the countless films like American Pie and High School Musical, to your parents and teachers giving you never-ending lectures about how things will change next year, there are some things that no one warns you about when preparing you for your new life ahead of you. However, these have been kindly compiled into a list by yours truly, so you will be a much smarter First Year than I was. Continue reading “6 Things No One Warns You About Going to College”