Dreams Without Frontiers

So I’m lapping up the merits of working in Manchester. OK, so it hasn’t been the glamour and glitz of a metropolis, but at lunch I get to do things like this:       I work just around the corner from the Manchester Art Gallery, and stumbled across the wonderful ‘Dreams Without Frontiers’ exhibition.Continue reading “Dreams Without Frontiers”

CVs & Tea Leaves

Well, it seems I’m being turfed out into the dreaded ‘real world’ after four years of comfortably shabby student living. I’m ready to take on life – armed with essays and amazing stir-fry skills. Bring it on. And things aren’t looking too dreary at all at the minute. I’m very excited to have just received ElissaContinue reading “CVs & Tea Leaves”

Busy with Books!

It’s been busy, busy, busy up here! So much to do before the end of the semester, but the caffeine is pulling me through. Attended the announcement of the Lancashire Book of the Year shortlist on Friday. A really excellent morning, and in case you hadn’t heard, these were the books that made it: TheContinue reading “Busy with Books!”

Busy Bee on Middle Earth…

So it turns out that I’m terrible at updating – my apologies!! I’ve been a busy bee (two jobs, uni work, and obsessing over Merlin take time, you know). “Winter is coming” and I’m not feeling very creative at the moment, not at all. Any inspiration is welcome… anyone? Here are just a few thingsContinue reading “Busy Bee on Middle Earth…”

Diffusion of Knowledge

Excellent things have been going on lately! I’ve been made student editor of Diffusion: Journal of Undergraduate Research at UCLan, and chaired my first meeting last week. The launch of Volume 3 was held at UCLan Book Exchange in the Student Union on 6th October. A journalist came around to interview us, and we’ve endedContinue reading “Diffusion of Knowledge”

LitFest, competitions and readings!

There seems to be an influx of art events this month, and I’m not quite sure where to begin! I’ve recently put my name down to help at the Lancaster LitFest (14th-23rd October 2011). Volunteers are always needed for distibuting leaflets, ticket-selling and ushering at front of house. Don’t be afraid to get in touchContinue reading “LitFest, competitions and readings!”