I’m a firm believer in power-dressing, so the first thing I did as a I embarked on my career-search was head into town and buy a suit with my savings. The perfectly tailored, navy combo that I picked up from Next set me back £100, but it looked the part whilst making me feel like I was wearing pyjamas.
Plus, it was an investment, I told myself. I’ll be in a suit for the rest of my working life, I told myself. Continue reading
Christmas can often bring out the child in us, and the office Christmas party is no exception.
Here’s proof that this year’s office do is just like the discos you experienced in secondary school. Continue reading
Last weekend I journeyed down the rabbit hole to visit the iconic Richmond Tea Rooms. Located in the colourful Gay Village alongside Manchester’s canal, this independent café and bar offers a unique dining experience. Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, the décor is as mad as a Hatter and the food is pricey, but delicious. Continue reading
Sadly, after several months of dropping my ‘t’s, eating Barms and using gravy as a condiment for absolutely everything, I have been unable to conceal my Southern identity.
Unknown – Northerners themselves are even undecided as to what the official difference is between each of these bready treats.
Hard core linguists who are keen to understand the in-depth meanings of the Northern language can try to decipher the differences through this reddit argument. Proceed if you dare.
Examples of sentences:
“Give ‘at duck some of yer cob”
“Ooooh I fancy a nice tasty barm”
A lunching type meal consumed during the lunching hours of the day by confused Northerners. Often wrongly resulting in people thinking that Northerners cannot tell the time, this meal usually consists of typical lunch-type items such as sandwiches and crisps.
To make things even more confusing, these time-manipulating Northern folk will then have ‘tea’ at dinner time – not a cup of tea, a full blown meal. How controversial.
Example of use:
“I’ll have a sandwhich for my dinner and then a roast for tea.”
Your student days are likely to be some of the best of your life.
However, once you’ve left the university bubble and real life begins, you’ll find yourself irritated and maybe ever so slightly resentful of all the students still living the dream.
Here are the most annoying comments students make that really get on our grumpy-grad nerves… Continue reading
After months of painstaking applications and horrific interviews, you’ve finally landed a job!
The hard part is over, all you have to do now is get through the first week without making a complete fool of yourself.
Simple? You would think so, but here are 31 of the worst first-job experiences that many of us are likely to suffer: Continue reading