Reflections of a summer gone by

This blog is going to cover three things that I enjoyed doing over the summer of 2019. Outside of the monotony of work and they are as follows Movies: My girlfriend and I love going to watch a movie,usually reserved for a Tuesday our Tuesday treat if you will. Where we live it is difficult…

Reflections of a mature student: Heading into my final year

This series is just a reflection of my college experiences from a mature student perspective. College is rapidly approaching and after an unavoidable year off from finishing my degree I am heading back to the class room to finish my degree. Originally I took up blogging as a way to reflect on the difficulties of…

Don’t try

I wanted to write this post a number of weeks ago originally I wanted to name the post “strike when the iron is hot”. I found myself wanting to push out content on this blog regardless about the quality. More consistent content is good for analytics, it is one thing that I use when promoting…

Curb your ego

You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. If it’s not right, don’t do it. -Marcus Aurelius A while back I was reading stoic philosophy, namely Marcus…

Just Do It

For a long time I wanted to go back to college, when I finished school the economic crash happened. I had to get a job. After a couple of years in the same job with no prospects of advancing up the ladder, my manager didn’t like me, ( I’ll get to why I know he…

Push beyond your limits

Had a busy couple of day’s which meant I had been unable to post a blog. I came across a short story competition that I subsequently entered and that took up my time. The reason I entered was to push myself beyond my comfort zone and actually put myself in a situation that forces me…

Quick blog

Hardest thing I’ve started writing is a children’s book. What started out as easy has reached a stage that feels more like wading through mud than flowing water. And yet I am enjoying the challenges that come along with writing out of my comfort zone. Recently I’ve been interested in blogging more (not here I…

Is there such thing as asking too many questions in college?

Is there such thing as asking too many questions in college? Short answer yes! Nothing worse than the mature student who asks too many questions, am I right? Always asking questions that just don’t make any sense, “Okay Susan we get it you’re out of your depth and don’t know how Google works”, I’m not…

Rob’s thoughts: Looking to the future

Brand building is important for budding journalists.  This is something that I have been working on for the last year is to create my own website and content which I will hopefully lunch soon.   After taking a year out I discovered that cracking the Irish market was more difficult than I first imagined. I…