Author Archives: RACHEL GILKS

What gets you a cup of tea and a biscuit that doesn’t cost you any money?

Giving Blood! Just gave blood the other day, went to Liverpool for it though, although there is a mobile blood donor session that comes to Ormskirk every few months. I have been to that one before, it’s very simple if … Continue reading

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Transport in Ormskirk

Ormskirk is brilliant for transport. Ok so its maybe not as good as Manchester City Centre where if you were at University there, there are trams, frequent buses etc. but the disadvantages there would be the large commute just to … Continue reading

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Having an empty week.

Somehow, and I’m not sure how I managed it, I don’t seem to have done anything interesting in a while. Usually I have lectures, coursework, cheerleading, handball, and then all the other stuff that gets thrown into everyday life like … Continue reading

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Get me back to my sports!

Now that I’ve had Christmas holidays off and been back at university a week, I feel slow and cumbersome. I need my sports clubs back! Cheerleading is the first to start back, and I can’t wait to get back into … Continue reading

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Almost 2012!

I hope you have all had a very Merry Christmas! I know I have, plenty of eating, walks (getting cold and wet but feeling less guilty about the eating) and focusing all my attention on ignoring the uni work I … Continue reading

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Essentials for your student house!

Before you move into a house, most importantly when you move into a student house, it will most often be in September. It will be still quite warm, not too much rain usually, and workload won’t be huge as you … Continue reading

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What to do after graduation?

I’ve been so busy in this year’s run up to Christmas that I haven’t posted a blog in a while! I do apologise. I have got one more lecture and then the Christmas holidays commence. But it’s not so much … Continue reading

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Bag Packing Cheerios

  Last week you may have seen in Morrisons, quite a few cheerleaders packing your bags! Fundraising is an important part of our team, equipment such as poms, uniforms for all teams and transport to and from competitions is expensive … Continue reading

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Ormskirk Christmas Light Switch On!

You know Christmas time is finally upon us when the Coca-Cola advert comes on TV. That’s usually the second sign; supermarkets usually get on the festive merchandise as soon as Halloween is over! The dark nights and twinkly lights on … Continue reading

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Mock Interview!

As part of the Geo-Careers module for my course, yesterday I had a mock interview. It wasn’t as scary as I thought it was going to be, I thought there would be a lot of silences, coughing, me panicking and … Continue reading

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