Top Secret: Cooking Tips for Students

Shhhh! Promise not to tell anyone. These are kitchen secrets that I learned whilst cooking as a student. Just ways to cut corners without jeopardising the taste and make your life easier. You are a chef genius in the making! Cook your spaghetti without breaking it The secret to cooking spaghetti without breaking it if you... Continue Reading →

Four days in Edinburgh!

I have not had a holiday in years. This past year, I used most, if not all, of my annual leave for work experience. I actually enjoy doing this, its a much cheaper form of holiday. But so many things changed recently, I left my job and most of my friends have graduated from university.... Continue Reading →

My Favourite Reads July 2018

I started this journey of reading more books earlier this year but I did not want to read just any book. That is easy, I read frivolous e-books anyway. I wanted 'real' books that carry meanings other than entertainment. There is something about the physicality of a book, lifting each page like a leaf in... Continue Reading →

Crossing the Bridge

I just finished an hour-long conversation with a friend in America that I met through LinkedIn. Honestly, this is where I get my monthly and sometimes weekly dose of motivation. For the most part, we talk about my journey and how to get to the goal. To find people so honest and interested in your... Continue Reading →

Dear International Student

Dear International Student, Welcome! You are reading this blog probably because you are in a dreamy state, imagining your time in England or Wales or Scotland and all the fun memories that you will soon have. Or you are having a nightmare with the English weather and just want to see if I have got... Continue Reading →

Confidence and Public Speaking

'Fake it till you make it' I was at a Wunmi’s home last weekend when I (as most Nigerians do) decided to engage in some meaningful and deep conversations. Amongst political discussions, arguments on feminism, I mentioned to my friends that I am shy and often lack confidence. They refuted this like it was an... Continue Reading →

Managing Your Finances as a Student

'Little drops of water make a might ocean' Julia Abigail Fletcher Carney. Sometimes, I want that shiny shoe from Kurt Geiger that I am convinced would make my feet look pretty and elevate my outfit. The sad reality of an average student is that like me, you have to think ‘that shoe is equivalent to my... Continue Reading →

Look Around, Hello Glasgow!

4:00 AM on Tuesday morning, I got up from my bed at the sound of my loudly irritating alarm to pack my bag. I thought about snoozing my alarm for a second but the potential consequence- missing my flight to Glasgow hung over my head. So, I got up, took a shower, packed up and ran... Continue Reading →

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