You’re so vain…

you probably think this post is about you…

Hello, my name is Laura and I am an addict. Since getting my first iPhone at 22 I have uploaded 2061 photos to Instagram and accumulated 1145 followers (Bizarrely I still don’t understand how this has happened). Most days I struggle to get change for the bus out of my bag as I seem to always have permanent fixtures of a coffee cup in one hand and my phone in the other, oh isn’t it ironic. My morning ritual has become some sort of game, lying in bed one eye open one eye shut, three fingers behind the phone, pinky underneath I use my thumb to scroll the newsfeed, I have to get to the bottom. After looking at countless fitness instagram pages from America I’m there! Only now can I get out of bed.




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Serial Intern

Young and Naïve (Doing the dirty work for free)

Doing the Extra to get ahead in a cutthroat industry


With the current economic crisis and high unemployment rate, the number of students willing to work for less than the cost of a freddo chocolate bar (20p?!) is overwhelming. Unfortunately, in an industry that is as cutthroat as “Sweeney Todd” it seems completing an internship or two, becoming what they call a serial intern (not to be mistaken for cereal intern – one who must live on smart price cornflakes) has become vital in order to bag a job. But how much of the dirty work are we willing to do for free?

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