Author: Kimberly Chong

5 GIFs To Sum Up When A Spoiler Spoils The Spoilers

You’ve been waiting weeks, months, maybe even YEARS for your favourite movie/TV show to air. Then just as you’re about to get comfy on the sofa with a massive bowl of popcorn, your phone beeps. You pick it up, expecting to see a text from mum. Instead, you find yourself face to face with the worst thing in the world – SPOILERS. So this happened to me recently. A so-called friend who had seen a leaked episode of Game of Thrones inadvertently slipped a major spoiler into a convo we were having. Needless to say, we are no longer...

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6 Places Near(ish) Brum to Get Your Fix of Nature

Living in Birmingham, you can sometimes get a bit sick of the cold concrete walls and multi-storey buildings. You yearn for a glimpse of greenery, a peek at a woodland creature. Don’t worry! It might not seem like it, but Brum and its surrounding areas are a nature lover’s paradise! 1. Cannon Hill Park Made up of 80 acres of parkland and 120 acres of conservation and woodland plantation, Cannon Hill Park is a Brummies’ go-to place for sunny days. It is also home to the Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Centre where you can visit your favourite fluffy animals like...

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How To Relax The Day Before Results Day

Let’s face it. The day before Results Day is stressful! You just can’t seem to get the thought of tomorrow out of your head no matter how hard you try.¬†Keep calm! Follow these 6 steps on how to relax and we guarantee that you’ll have a stress-free Pre Results Day! 1. Watch TV/ a movie What better way to take your mind off things than by watching your favourite TV series or movie? Grab a bowl of popcorn and plop yourself in front of the telly. This is the one time when binge-watching is acceptable and even recommended. Personally,...

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Essential Pre-Results Day Playlist

So it’s the night before Doomsday. Pardon me, I mean Results Day! You’re stressed out, you’re excited, you’re nervous, you’re worried. Who can blame you? Tomorrow is the day you find out where you’ll be starting the next chapter of your life. So what do you do? How do you relax? You listen to music of course! So here’s an exclusive playlist from the Aston Life team to get you through the long night. 1. Everything’s Gonna Be Alright –¬†Sweetbox Everything’s gonna be alright Everything’s gonna be okay Everything’s gonna be alright’ Together we can take this one day...

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10 Things You MUST Bring to Uni

Let’s face it, packing is one of the biggest evils in the world. Nobody enjoys it but we all have to do it. And packing for uni? Yeah, it’s the worst. You don’t want to overpack – student rooms aren’t exactly known for having loads of storage space. You also don’t want to under-pack – nobody wants to be caught without their pants on (literally and figuratively). So what do you do?! Have no fear, Kim is here! To save you from a week of misery and embarrassment, here’s my list of the 10 things you absolutely MUST bring to...

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