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#studyspoonie

#studyspoonie

I don’t know whether you guys are familiar with the concept of studyspo, but I come across it quite a lot, on both Tumblr and Instagram. Both platforms have their own studyspo communities (studyblr and #studygram respectively) of people who post aesthetic pictures of their notes and schoolwork to inspire and motivate others to study — as well as to celebrate their own progress, of course. There are some particular hallmarks of the kind of things people tend to post,…

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Dissertation Hell Is Full Of Tomatoes

Dissertation Hell Is Full Of Tomatoes

I used to be good at deadlines — they used to be what motivated me, to the point where I’d create them for myself, insisting on increasingly high wordcount totals or number of books read. Of course, that was mostly to do with things I wanted to do, things that were fun, rather than work… but still, sometimes I have to think hard to remember the days before deadlines made my brain shut down out of panic. Even with last…

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Letters For The Future

Letters For The Future

“In a land of email and a time of technology, the destiny of the ‘letter’ rests on the shoulders of one profession. Their name … writers.” I don’t know if you’ve ever visited the house of a famous writer. Many of them are owned by the National Trust, and my parents have long had the idea that family holidays are about visiting local, Historical and Cultural Landmarks and Improving our Minds. So I’ve seen quite a few. One of the…

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Something Saturday: I don’t have a personality disorder…

Something Saturday: I don’t have a personality disorder…

I don’t. At least, not a diagnosed one. But a while ago somebody said to me that handwriting shows your personality. Really? Because in that case, I totally have a multiple personality disorder. It’ll go from neat and small to neat and large, from messy and small to messy and large, from joined up to print, to something in between … look from page to page in my notebook and you wouldn’t even believe they were by the same person….

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