Rome’s Top 5 Gelatos: A Review

I was recently in Rome, and before going I had made it my mission to try Rome’s “top 5 gelatos”. As it turned out, there isn’t actually a definitive list of Rome’s “top 5 gelatos”, so I ended up having to compile my own list (thanks, the internet). In order to fit 5 ice creams…

Why Ross and Emily were the Ultimate Friends Couple

Emily gets a lot of hate (probably because the creators couldn’t bring themselves to have Ross end up with someone British) and frankly I think it’s misplaced. Ross and Emily should have ended up together, and here is why. Why Ross and Rachel were NOT the ultimate couple.  First of all, we need to establish…

Really Easy Ways to Keep Your Kitchen Clean

Here are my top 5 tips for making your kitchen a bearable place to be in with absolute minimal effort. Seriously, each of these things takes seconds to do. I’m not suggesting this is enough – you need to of course do the standards (make sure the dishes are clean, throw old food away, occasionally…

3 Fabulous Brunch Spots in Barcelona

I’ve just spent a long weekend in Barcelona, i.e. 3 mornings, i.e. 3 brunch spots. They were all fabulous, so if you’re ever in the area I’d recommend checking them out! #1. Citizen Café This was a really cute spot near our hostel, located on the Plaça d’Urquinaona. This place has a distinctly hipster vibe,…

The Fog

I want to start with a disclaimer. This post is NOTHING LIKE the rest of my posts. It’s literally one giant metaphor centred around mathematical understanding (I usually write about effective ways to clean your flat). In case anyone’s interested, I’m just about to finish a Ph.D. in pure maths, and so I wanted to…

The Road to Self-Care

This week I thought I’d try something a little different. This post doesn’t really have a point – it’s basically about my life and what I’ve learnt over the past year and a half or so. I suppose the conclusion is “self-care is important and isn’t bullshit”, but you can make of that what you…

How To Be A Master Procrastinator

Make sure to check your emails multiple times every hour. Be sure to avoid replying to the unread emails. Once you’ve checked your emails, move on to LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and any other source of communication. Again, it is vital you don’t reply to any messages as that would give you less to do later…