Most couples nowadays have to limit the amount they spend on each other for birthdays, Christmas and day to day activities. For student couples, this can be even more difficult. So when it comes to Valentine’s Day, as much as you might want to splash out and treat your loved one to an outlandish evening out (pretending not to worry about the mounting bill) your bank account may not agree. Valentine’s Day can often mean bars and restaurants bump up the prices and restaurants will no doubt be heaving.
Now most of you are at university and settling into halls, I am sure there are a few things you have forgotten to take with you, here is a basic checklist of all the things you need.
Here we are at the end of my cookbook reviews and we’re finishing off with two very different books… one being cooking on a hefty budget whereas the other is on the other end of the scale, which most students can relate to experiencing, being skint. So if you’ve got the luxury of an extended budget or are really scraping the pennies together – check out these reviews and see whether they are what you are looking for.
When those three summer months come round, it’s hard to resist the temptation of going on holiday with friends, especially to get away from the 9am lectures and 5,000 word essays. It’s important however to be responsible when booking a holiday, and to not scrimp and save the important bits! Plenty of research is important, don’t rush into the first thing you see and like, make sure you know everything there is to know about the place and area, don’t go on holiday blindfolded!
Your stomach gurgles. The PowerPoint presentation flickers before your eyes. You try in vain to write some useful notes, but to no avail. Is it Fresher’s flu? A hangover? Maybe.
But then again, maybe not.