I've started a series called "What Happens When..." which is a set of articles targeted at life's hiccups and how to sit with them, process them and then try to overcome them. I've previously covered: 'What Happens When Life Throws You A Curve-ball' and 'What Happens When Your Confidence Takes a Nose-dive'. This has proved … Continue reading What Happens When: there is a pandemic
Good nutrition is important for many reasons - especially if you want to keep your energy up, illness at bay and your concentration sharp while studying and working. We can often overlook our health when focusing on our careers, but it is worth remembering that looking after our basic needs is an essential, not a … Continue reading Spice is nice: student-friendly recipes
With student loans, maintenance grants and the expense of living the pressure to spend your pennies wisely, is fairly overwhelming. One way to help yourself (and your bank account) is to use student discounts. Discounts run the gamut: groceries, home-ware, tech, stationery, nights out, activities. You name it, you're almost guaranteed to find a student … Continue reading Student life: the best discount sites
Hi there and welcome to Silks and the City - a blog all about life as a mature law student in London. You can expect posts commenting on: legal matters; current affairs; what it's like being a mature student; how to get mini-pupillages and work experience; how to survive and thrive as a law student … Continue reading Welcome to Silks and the City!