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Why Latin and “dead” languages matter.

If I had a penny for every time someone disrespected my choice to undertake a Classics degree, I genuinely sometimes feel like I would be a millionaire already. Some of the unoriginal questions I have
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Endings

This year in my life can be characterised by one word: endings. So much in my life has come to an end recently. If I go back all the way to January, it's incredible how
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Facing The Unexpected (Travel Edition)

About a year ago, I started planning something incredibly important to me. Having finally secured a steady pay cheque and conscious of the fact that I'd never been outside of Europe, I was determined to
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What They Don’t Tell You After Graduating

Just over a year ago, I graduated from Durham University and I'll never forget what I felt that day. A sense of achievement? Yeah, a little bit. Relieved I'd never have to study again? Somewhat.
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14-22: What Can I Learn From My Younger Self?

For the past 8 years, I've kept up a unique birthday tradition. While most people celebrate with candles on cakes, shiny balloons and fancy food, there's something that I've done for myself every year just
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To blog or not to blog…

Recently, many successful bloggers have been debating the same thing - blogging itself. With the rise of social media and the average person's attention span becoming increasingly shorter, they've been asking whether there is a
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He’s not “the one”… no one is!

The idea of soulmates is not a new one. It is a concept that has been circulating for literally millennia. One famous example of it appearing in ancient times is Plato's Symposium. Written in c. 385-370 BC,
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How “Chick Lit” Ruined Me

I'll never forget the day my mother innocently came into my room to rummage for some old books. She had previously asked me if I'd be happy to donate some of them to her colleague's
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Diary of an Anxious Person (Part 2)

I owe you guys an apology. I have lied to you. I have been inauthentic and for that, I am sorry. It was honestly never my intention. When I started writing my last post, I was
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