My Lockdown Year At University

It’s been so long since I wrote a blog post I’m not quite sure how to start this. So hi. My name is Emma. I write about stationery and notebooks and various other related bits. The last post I shared was back in September of 2020. I had just made the transition from my old domain name to this: The Paper Kind.  Side note: can I just say how much I love the new name for my website. I’m...

How I Stay Organised At University

Today I want to share how I stay organised at university. Higher education is different for many reasons. At school, you’re told what to do and to an extent forced to do it. University is very different, there is no one making sure you’re attending class or doing work. University forces you to take control of your learning, lecturers are there to help and guide you. But they can only help if...

7 Things I Wish I Did Differently As A New Blogger

January has come which means its that time again where many people set a new years resolution to start a blog. Most of these blogs will fail, but some don’t. I started my blog at new year and here I am 7 years later still blogging. I’ve learned a lot over that time, so I thought I would share 7 things I wish I did differently as a new blogger.  There is a reason for me doing this. I...
Planners for university students.

The Best Planners For University Students

It’s the end of summer, which means it’s now my favourite time of the year. Back to school season. Okay, that’s not entirely true. Starting a new course or going back after having a full summer off can be stressful. But it also gives you a perfectly good excuse to buy a new planner. Today I’m going to share what I think are the best planners for students. All the planners I’ve...

My Thoughts On Art School After One Year

I’ve been at art school for a full year now and I thought I would do a little recap. I will explain my expectations before starting my graphic design course. How they have changed now I’ve been on the course for a year. And how those changes are both positive and negative. Before starting art school I found it very difficult to get information on what a graphic design course would actually...