Set goals I think this is the most important study tip out there. Setting goals is a crucial element for staying driven and on track with your coursework. Every night I try to write down a bullet list of everything I want to get done, so from the moment I wake up, I can structure my day depending on how busy it is. I don’t know why, but the immense feeling of satisfaction at … [Read more...] about Study tips for this December
Alice’s cat Pixie. Photo courtesy of Alice O’Donnell I’ve had a mix of pets over the years. When I was younger, my parents were guide-dog trainers, so there always seemed to be a golden energy-ball of various puppy-sizes causing havoc in the house. We’ve always had our own dogs too, currently a dainty Labrador Retriever whose brother we trained to be a guide-dog, and my … [Read more...] about Why pets are the best
Marvel Studio’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was ground-breaking for a number of reasons. After being in development for nearly two decades, it crashed into the cinematic world, a welcome escape from the real world’s Covid environment. Not only is it the fifth highest-grossing film of 2021, it’s also the first Marvel film with an Asian director and a … [Read more...] about The importance of culture in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
The European Ultimate Championship Finals 2021 (also known as XEUCF) took place from September 30 to October 3. The ultimate stage for European Ultimate Frisbee, club teams qualified directly from the national championship, the Irish nationals being held in Limerick from September 11-12. This year, the XEUCF occurred in Brugge, Belgium, with Ireland sending 4 teams: … [Read more...] about Irish representation at the ultimate frisbee European Championships 2021
There is nothing quite like the physicality of a book. The heaviness of it in your hands, the crispness of pages. Words printed on paper, bound together between covers. I have always been a great lover of physical books. I like annotations, recording my own thoughts through highlighter and pencil, decorating the book so it becomes something unique. Far from my own, but no … [Read more...] about The various bodies of a book – paperback or electronic?