Bristol

  • Settling into the role (and Bristol)

    It's November! As of today, it has been exactly two months since I've started my placement. It is expected by now that I've got some idea of what my role within the team is. Safe to say, I think I've...

  • Roller-coaster Start

    Hello everyone! Just thought I'd kick things off with an introduction about myself and what my placement is all about. I'm Liza, a psychology undergraduate and I'm from Malaysia. I came to the UK to further my studies in 2014...

  • Saying Adieu to a Year of Placement

    "Saying Goodbye doesn't mean anything. It's the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it." Trey Parker It's hard to find the perfect words in order to summarise the things I've learned and experienced over a whole...

  • Bristol Festivals: Love Saves The Day

    “I’m covered in mud.” Valerie Alunan Love Saves the What? Love Saves the Day. Pioneering Bristol music festival. Party in the park extravaganza. Mountains of cast away Red Stripe cans. Hipsters' day to show off their un-mainstream fashion. Metres and...

  • The Pros and Cons of having a desk to call your own

    "It's a wonderful world. You can't go backwards. You're always moving forward." Harvey Fierstein Apologies, and many more apologies for my absence in the world of blogging. I have had, let’s say, a very busy period of my life. ‘But...

  • 'S' is for 'Stressitation'

     "If you so choose, even the unexpected setbacks can bring new and positive possibilities. If you so choose, you can find value and fulfillment in every circumstance." Ralph Marston There is a terrible truth I have to admit to myself at...

  • A Day in the Life of a Student Psychologist

    "I think if I took therapy, the doctor would quit. He’d just pick up the couch and walk out of the room" Don Rickles Upon a coincidental bump-in with a friend when I was going about the town, our casual...

  • The Things You Get To Know About Bristol

      “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” Freya Stark I’ve been living in the cidade de Bristol for a good, solid six months now, and I’m beginning to notice that...