Tag Archive: University Life

The Lad Culture Lie

I wrote an article for CUB magazine (my university magazine) about why I’m so sick to death of the term ‘lad culture’. You can check it out here! PV x

Dinerama

‘This is so sick guys, I’m totally going to blog about this’
– Something I actually said this weekend

Wander/lust – – (let me count the ways)

I’ve been busy recently with a couple of pretty exciting things and I feel like I’ve been walking all over London. I’m definitely not complaining about this – any excuse to just wander… Continue reading

London (Let me count the ways)

This past weekend my friend Kati came to stay with me in London and I got to spend two whole days running around Bethnal Green, Shoreditch and Covent Garden, taking photos, shopping in Brick Lane, eating… Continue reading

Vietnam – Nha Trang

I had a few problems getting my photos from my phone onto my computer so this last post has been waaaayy delayed. I’ve been home for just over a week and Asia already… Continue reading

Ultimate Travel Reading List – Part Two

Part two of my epic summer reading list! Check yesterday’s post for part one. 6. Looking for Alaska – John Green John Green (recently responsible for making me ugly-cry for half an hour… Continue reading

Ultimate Travel Reading List – Part One

I’m so excited to leave for my trip! I honestly can’t believe how close it is, it doesn’t really feel real yet. On the 12th of June I’m heading to Cambodia and Vietnam… Continue reading

Lately looked like this

The days are going by so quickly – it’s crazy to think that it’s now less than a month before I leave for Cambodia! This month, I’m…. Eating: Sushi and cereal. (Not together)… Continue reading

Dirty Burger – Shoreditch

This busy little burger joint is actually tucked away half way down Bethnal Green road, but the whole place, from the high-celinged, candle lit interior, to the selection of craft beers on offer, just screams… Continue reading

white on white on white

This summer I’m moving into a new house in London, and I cannot wait to get started decorating a fresh new place. Last time we moved I was all about the colour – I… Continue reading

Bare feet

So, I went home for Easter. I slept in my little bunk bed and ate my parent’s food and went to the pub with my buddies and we talked about our travels and… Continue reading

Do SOMETHING

I’ve been looking back at some old photos this week and getting a bit thoughtful. This photo was taken at Reading festival in 2012 and I look so different! (or at least, I think I… Continue reading

January Favourites – 2015

January is almost over (we did January!! Someone pour this girl a mojito, we absolutely smashed it!) it’s been a month full of fresh starts, late nights, cold days (and nights!) and lots and… Continue reading

44/52 – Boris Bikes in Hyde Park!

I can’t believe that I’ve lived in London for almost two years and I hadn’t ridden a Boris Bike until this week! I have to admit I’m a bit nervous about cycling on… Continue reading

Is this the year we keep our resolutions?

I mean, probably not, right? But I guess it’s the year that our start-of-year intentions could develop into real, positive change for the years to come. More than ever this year, I focused… Continue reading

Roast chicken seven ways – eat for a week!

Being a thrifty student, I’ve always struggled to find affordable ways to get meat like chicken into my meals. It’s full of protein and goodness, but can be very pricey, especially if you… Continue reading

41/52 – The Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery has been on my to-see list ever since I moved to London. I didn’t really know that much about it, but I used to watch a television programme in which artists created… Continue reading

Happy Christmas! (42 Style)

I hope you’re having a lovely Christmas. I’m working on some updates at the moment (you may have noticed the new look!) and I’m excited to make more changes and improvements in the New… Continue reading

This is Halloween!

I thought I’d share some photos from the Halloween weekend since we had such a fun time getting dressed up and spookifying the house for our party! I’ve never really celebrated Halloween, but… Continue reading

34/52 – Seven Dials, Covent Garden

We have always been of opinion that if Tom King and the Frenchman had not immortalised Seven Dials, Seven Dials would have immortalised itself.  Seven Dials! the region of song and poetry—first effusions,… Continue reading

Framed Quotes – DIY

Do you remember these super simple framed quotes which I was admiring a couple of months ago?   Well, I decided to go ahead and make myself a DIY version for my bedroom.… Continue reading

Darth Vader is my spirit animal

Hello. It’s me, I’m back! Did you miss me like a recently separated siamese twin? We now have wifi so there will be no end to the bloggy madness, but I realise I’ve… Continue reading

New Home

  We’ve moved! We had a crazy moving day but we got everything in, and we’re all very happy with our lovely new house. It’s a large mid terrace property with six bedrooms… Continue reading

Flatmate Friday – Tom

  Mixology and Moving Out with Thomas Fletcher-Wilson (the Third)   PV: Hello Tom! Tom: Hello PV: Hello and welcome to the last Flatmate Friday of the year because.. on Friday (when this… Continue reading

Monday Inspiration.

I’m sitting next to a cute baby in a café and googling wedding cakes. No, it’s not time for Rob to start running for the hills (although, he probably took off running the… Continue reading

Medical Marvel.

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of my exams swiftly approaching. (and also the sound of my sanity, productivity and social life swiftly galloping away in the opposite direction.) Yup. Exams. I… Continue reading

(I love) Love letters

  I’m a massive believer in the idea that the greatest gift you can give somebody is your time (or maybe Oreos), but when you live far away from the object(s) of your… Continue reading

Monochrome Gallery Wall

Eeeeee! That’s me being excited that my wall is all finished, it was so fun (and surprisingly easy) to put together!     I collected tons of inspirational images (on Pinterest – my… Continue reading

6/52 – The V&A Museum

I’ve been super excited to explore the Victoria and Albert Museum, and yesterday I headed over to South Kensington for a quick peek into how the other half live (just kidding!) and decided… Continue reading

Our Shaun

Our Shaun was on Sunday and it went so well! Scott: All the other directors had said that you go through a moment of terror and then it gradually turns into excitement and… Continue reading

Our Shaun – Cast

Two rehearsal days to go before the show! I’m nervous and I’m not even in it. Luckily, the cast are handling things rather better than I am, as I discovered when I snuck… Continue reading

Our Shaun – Updates

It seems so strange that Scott won his pitch just three weeks ago, and now we’re counting down the days to the final performance! Since the last update, Scott has been working super… Continue reading

Flatmate Friday – Chelsey

I didn’t have WiFi to upload this yesterday so if y’all could turn a blind eye to my blatant tardiness, that would be smashing… ❤ Memories, Metal and Michelle Pfeiffer with Chelsey Gilmour PV:… Continue reading

Our Shaun – a play by Scott Roberts

My friend Scott (who I interviewed for Flatmate Friday here) recently got the amazing opportunity to direct and produce a play which he wrote as part of the New Writer’s festival at Queen Mary… Continue reading

The Drowned Man

This weekend Rob and I went with my flatmates Scott and Chelsey to see ‘The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable’, a play produced by the theatre company ‘Punchdrunk’. It was the best, strangest… Continue reading

2/52 Brick Lane

Brick Lane, deep in the heart of Shoreditch, is pretty much everything I love about living in East London. Even though I’ve visited quite a few times this semester to explore the famous… Continue reading

1/52 The British Library

The British Library definitely had to be top of my list of new places to see in London. I’m slightly ashamed that I didn’t visit last semester, given my degree, so I’ve done… Continue reading

New Year, and you’re still not Beyoncé. On the bright side…

I went to the supermarket and I bought… Guacamole, mixed olives, english muffins, rocket and three sweet potatoes I went to the supermarket and I bought… Guacamole, mixed olives, eng – no, stop.… Continue reading

Hello 2014…

Just thought I would wish you all a very Happy New Year, I hope 2013 was full of happiness, and 2014 will be even better!     Big Love, PV x

DIY: You’re Pretty (Message Mirror)

I made this mirror for my sister as a cute addition to her University room. It was really easy to do and I love how it turned out. I used this mirror (the BERLEVÅG Table… Continue reading