The top ten books which have stayed with me

This is one ‘challenge’ that actually, I was pretty excited to be nominated for! I didn’t really want to clog up everyone’s Facebook feeds with the ramblings of a Literature student, so I thought it would be a great excuse for a blog post.

From year two to year three

So way back in September 2013, I wrote this blog post setting myself some challenges to achieve in my second year at Warwick University. Now that I have officially finished second year, received my results and found out that I have actually passed to continue into the third year of my degree, I thought itContinue reading “From year two to year three”

“My writing process” blog tour

I have been invited by the lovely Harriet Clifford to take part in the “my writing process” blog tour. She is an aspiring Literature student and journalist, and I met her when she became a writer for Kettle Magazine and she has since written for Eat More Cake and My Student Style. You can followContinue reading ““My writing process” blog tour”

Sian stays silent and succeeds at Snowdon

I am very pleased to announce that after setting myself some challenges to raise money for TeachFirst, I have succeeded and raised a total of £243 for the charity! Before I launch into a summary of what I got up to, I would like to thank each and every one of you who donated –Continue reading “Sian stays silent and succeeds at Snowdon”

Sian does stuff for TeachFirst

So this term I am raising money for TeachFirst, a charity which aims to end inequality in education, in association with Warwick Inspire. For my fundraising campaign I am launching a two-pronged attack, by setting myself both a physical challenge and a mental challenge.

Goals for year two

So, on Tuesday I am moving into my new house in the lovely Leamington Spa. Away from home, back to university again, and this year, as my degree counts, I’m going to have to be a proper grown-up. Oh dear.

In progress: The Campus 50 Challenge

Some of you may have seen from my previous blog post that Andy King set me a challenge yesterday. Here is the list which I shall keep regularly updated over the course of my degree to portray my achievements. The challenge began at around 10pm on 22 May 2013. You can see Andy’s progress here.Continue reading “In progress: The Campus 50 Challenge”

Response: The Campus 50 Challenge

Dear Andrew King, CC: Daniel Cope, any challenge-hungry student [Aside: Dear Reader, you may have seen that Andy King, who is one of my friends from our first-year English course and Warwick’s independent student newspaper, the Boar, wrote a blog post on his WordPress today challenging me to take part in his version of ‘TheContinue reading “Response: The Campus 50 Challenge”