My Cruelty Free Skincare Routine

As long as I’ve been using make-up and skincare products I’ve made sure I only bought from brands that don’t test on animals. I just don’t see why animals would have to suffer for something as silly as cosmetics!? By not buying any cosmetic products that are tested on animals, I make sure that I […]

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Resources to Learn Japanese

Almost a year ago I started taking Japanese classes at my university. I already had some basic knowledge from self-study but the “pressure” of having deadlines helps me revise much better than having to do it all by myself. Also having a Japanese native teaching me the things I find difficult saves me a lot […]

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How to pick the right language course

Learning a foreign language is a lot of fun, but can be very difficult to practice without being able to speak to native speakers.  Also learning a new language in a classroom environment for a couple of hours every week might help with your basic knowledge, but there’s a limit to what you can learn […]

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Learning Japanese

I am studying Japanese! Yes, the language that seems so difficult associated with anime and sushi. On top of my normal English and Creative Writing degree course, I take extra Japanese classes as my university provides them and I didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to learn Japanese from a Japanese teacher. I’ve […]

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How I improve my English

Surprise; English is my second language. Okay, maybe not a surprise. I still make mistakes and even though I speak English fluently, I still have to work hard to broaden my vocabulary and improve my language skills. During high school, I followed English, French, and German as foreign languages. I sucked at them, not going […]

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How I got into English university

Studying abroad for a semester or one academic year is quite a common thing nowadays. Doing your fulltime degree abroad is a different story. And yet here I am, finished my third year in England and my second year at English university doing an English and Creative Writing degree. It’s been quite difficult at times […]

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Cons of being bilingual

It is pretty damn awesome being able to speak two languages fluently! Living in a country where they don’t speak my first language can be a bit tricky though. I have improved my English a lot since I moved to England, but there are moments I struggle being bilingual. 1. I mix languages up One […]

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