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Employment is round the corner

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Employment is closer than I think, and that in itself is terrifying! The uncertainties about employment are what make it seem daunting, when in actual fact I'm also excited for what the next chapter has in store. However, before I even starting thinking about a job, I still need to find a suitable work placement for the end of this academic year!
At the grand age of 19, I've never had a job. I've babysat for some friends and volunteered in a charity shop for a few months, but nothing more then that. This doesn't mean I don't want a job, or that I would be incapable of getting any kind of job- quite the opposite! People of my age tend to work in pubs, restaurants, retail or in cafes. There is nothing wrong with these jobs at all, but can you imagine me carrying multiple plates and drinks across a busy room with multiple obstacles?! I might try this for a laugh, but I'd be paying them for the broken items at the end of it! 
As well as finding a job that is practica…

Don't Pre-judge the Pre-cut!

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We all are a prone to choosing connivence foods- myself included. In today's society we are more likely to pick up these items to save time and make it easier in the kitchen. Whether you have a family to feed or are working longer hours (or both!) then pre- prepared food will be more enticing during the dreaded weekly shop.
However, last week an article was published on Huffington Post titled: M&S Pulls 'Cauliflower Steak': Other Supermarkets Also Sell Over-Packaged Vegetables which shames supermarkets for their unneeded plastic packaging. This started when a customer went to twitter to share her concerns about the product. After gaining a large following the 'Cauliflower Steak' has now been removed from M&S shelves.


But why is this bad? Cutting down on the use of unneeded plastic will benefit the planet and follows Theresa May's long- term plastic ban in the process. Like tweet above illustrates, why buy sliced cauliflower when you can buy a whole one …