Hi there everybody! Well, we are nearly into October, and I have to say the time is flying. I am learning loads on my internship at Flirt FM. I am just waiting for the weather to turn groggy and then what will we do? I had an excellent summer, I worked hard but then I rewarded myself with a couple of shopping sprees. I still don’t have my driving license, but I didn’t have time … [Read more...] about Mature Students Diary
Saoirse in Tallinn, Estonia Hi everyone and welcome back to our second issue this semester. As the title describes, I am currently on Erasmus. I’m based in Stockholm, Sweden and it is as lovely as it sounds. Plenty to see and do, it’s hard to be bored here. However, I have been travelling a lot, which Is part of the whole Erasmus experience really. I went to Tallinn, … [Read more...] about Erasmus Diary
Galway poet, Danielle Holian, has released her third poetry book entitled Surviving You with a focus on mental health, love, heartbreak, trauma and everything in between. Danielle is a Tuam-born poet who has been writing since her days in secondary school. She’s now focusing her writing skills on telling a story through poetry in her honest and vulnerable new … [Read more...] about Galway Poet releases new poetry book that deals with hard-hitting themes
Two weeks have passed since we set off on another academic year at NUI Galway, and from the point of view of this second year, it has been a complete shock to the system. As one of the unfortunate graduates of the class of 2020, leaving secondary school one random Thursday, beginning our university careers completely online, finally getting to walk onto the campus grounds was … [Read more...] about Woes of a mid-pandemic second year university student.
The term ‘fast fashion’ is on everyone’s lips now, as the business model has often been questioned in recent years. Its principles are simple: high volume of clothes, low quality. Elizabeth Cline, author of the book Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost Of Cheap Fashion, explains it well by talking about the two aspects of fast fashion: the constant novelty and variety of new … [Read more...] about Fast Fashion: the disposable commodity that’s ruining our planet and it’s people