Resolution Ditch Day

If you haven’t already ditched your new year’s resolution, today is the day you’re most likely to do it.

Life is too short

Everyone says it, I know, but each time it’s been said to me, I’ve just brushed past it like ‘yeah, I know’ and not thought much more of it.

Starting Uni: The survival guide!

It’s September, the summer has passed, and thousands of students are about to descend on Scotland’s cities to return to university and college. For the ‘fresh meat’ it can be quite a daunting prospect.  Moving away from home for the first time, being forced to make friends – and enemies – with people you’ve never…

It’s good to take a break

We all need a break from time to time, and that’s exactly what holidays are for.  We focus far too much on working and doing things, when really, every now and again we should just stop, and do nothing for a bit. After finishing first year of university, that’s exactly what I decided to do;…

Why it’s important we recognise youth achievement

Young people are the adults of tomorrow and it’s important that we, as a society recognise that and prepare our young people for that duty. Too often youths are slated in the media and by older generations but the reality of what young people are is far from that. Young people are bold, they are…

All it takes is a smile.

Friends make the world go round, they make you laugh, they make you cry, they keep you company and make time fly past, that’s why I just can’t get enough of them. I love my friends, and I would genuinely do anything for them – as I’m sure any friend would – but with all…

The spectrum: where do you sit?

Some people are ”more gay’ than others are, and by referring to sexuality as a spectrum instead of a label it makes it easier for people to understand… apparently.

A little repsect (just a little bit).

I’ve always been a respectful person.  I’ve always known and understood that people are going to have completely different views to those that I have.  This past month, though, has made me respect this fact even more, and the reason for that?  Passion. Passion is a word that gets thrown around a lot.  People always…

Chin up, keep calm and carry on.

My life has never been a breeze.  It’s never been straight forward and at no point has it ever been easy; but then again, whose life is?