How Much For: Two Weeks in Japan

Before going to Japan I was really worried about how I could afford it. Japan is a traditionally expensive country, and the costs played on my mind during the planning of the trip, so here is my guide to how much two weeks in Japan cost for me. These numbers, however, are approximate numbers. Travel: …

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Japan: 2: Flying Colours

I had only travelled on a plane for one trip before and I was terrified. Flying to Orlando with my family was one thing, but that was 2 years ago! I also had to make a connection and I was flying completely by myself. When I had booked the flights months before that had seemed …

An Unpopular Opinion on Stranger Things

On paper, Stranger Things is a show I should love. I love the whole supernatural/alien angle, the government being involved a la Stephen King's Firestarter and I think the kids are fantastic. And I liked the first series. I just didn't love it as much as everyone else. It was enjoyable, but I didn't find …

King on Screen: The Stephen King Season at the BFI

Stephen King is one of my favourite authors ever, and has been a big inspiration to me for years, so I was so excited to hear that the BFI were doing a Stephen King season over September and October! As I was especially busy over this time, I didn't get to go to many events, …

How To Deal With Homesickness At University

I was incredibly homesick during my first year at university. It's a very common situation, for a lot of people they're leaving home and becoming independent for the first time. Homesickness is to be expected, so here's some tips you can use if you or a friend are feeling really homesick.  Join a Society Homesickness …