5 gift ideas for freshers

Trunk of Drunk Game

Kian is off to start his university adventure tomorrow and I have been busy collecting all the practical things he is going to need when he gets there. My head has been so full of all the boring stuff, that I have forgotten the little things. Reminders of family, home comforts, little treats and things to help him bond with new friends. 5 Gift ideas for freshers George Foreman Compact Grill OK, so it still errs on the practical side,… Continue Reading “5 gift ideas for freshers”

A-Level Results are in – what happens next?


Studying at university is a big decision for any young person. In the last few months we have been on university open days, Kian has made first and second choices, got through exam season, made his accommodation choices and is now on the final few stressful days until the results come in. What happens next? A-Level & BTech results day is 16th August at school / college. You will be able to see online at track.ucas.com whether you have a… Continue Reading “A-Level Results are in – what happens next?”

Meningitis Awareness #24youhavethepower

Bristol University

Post sponsored by Pfizer When you become a parent, one of the first things you are struck by is how to keep your little bundle of joy, safe and well. I have always said you need a flashing pink light on top of your car to indicate you have a newborn baby in the car for their first journey home – perhaps the most nerve-wracking car ride of your whole life! Once you are home and settled into a routine,… Continue Reading “Meningitis Awareness #24youhavethepower”

Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Bristol for Students

Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Being a student in Bristol is not a bad place to have landed yourself right now.  Not only was it voted by The Times as the UK’s Most Liveable City, it was made European Green Capital in 2015, was designated the UK’s first “Cycle City” and most recently picked up another accolade for Coolest Cities in the World, even pipping Paris to 11th place. If you are a student in the city who enjoys getting outdoors, you could not come… Continue Reading “Top 10 Outdoor Activities in Bristol for Students”

#Win February’s Unibox – The Subscription Package for Students!


Last month I reviewed the Unibox, a subscription package for students. It is a great way of sending a little extra treat to your son or daughter who are studying away from home. Who doesn’t like to receive a little gift in the post? You can choose between their monthly, 3 month or 6 month subscription and can cancel or skip a box, all hassle free. Unibox select yummy goodies from independent brands, useful products, the tub Magazine and a… Continue Reading “#Win February’s Unibox – The Subscription Package for Students!”