how to learn a foreign language

I'm currently studying for my Chinese Pre-U exams and have picked up some tips and tricks along the way that may be of interest to anyone studying a foreign language. Not only have I understood how repetition is key but the ability to truly immerse yourself in the tradition and culture of the countries where… Continue reading how to learn a foreign language

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my favourite podcasts

I have already written about my love for podcasts on this blog, subtly sliding them into other posts when discussing running and self care. I don't ever really stop listening to them and am always plugged in when walking to school, jogging and before I go to sleep. They keep me focused, cheer me up,… Continue reading my favourite podcasts

how to survive an exam season

Exams are exhausting and at times seem never-ending. You lose your usual routine and find yourself facing an overwhelming to-do list with too many facts and concepts to squeeze into your brain with too little time to prepare. I just finished my mock a level exams and the whole process was honestly so draining and… Continue reading how to survive an exam season

the secret of friendship

"Friendship is born at that one moment when one person says to another: 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one." -C.S. Lewis The other day whilst eating breakfast, I was talking with my Mum about friends and the impact that their actions can have on your own mood and state of mind.… Continue reading the secret of friendship