Author: Bonnie van den Bergh

Finding my USP

Everyone has a unique selling point (USP for short). I know, it might sound like just another useless abbreviation created by some overly-keen marketeer, but there’s more to it than that. Just think about it: If we take the common belief that ‘everyone is unique’, we therefore also all have a specific set of skills […]

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Social media at 25

Social media at 25 is wedding proposals and baby announcements, that come in the form of engagement rings and ultrasound pictures.   It’s the same meme, shared into oblivion. It’s funny once, maybe twice, but just another swipe after that.   It’s holiday pictures, vlogs and blogs. Nights out and endless pictures of lunch, brunch […]

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13 Things about 13 Reasons Why

Warning: This post contains spoilers. 13 Reasons Why has taken off. The addictive nature of this Netflix series has made it a massive talking point, and watching the series within a day or two seems to be the norm. Although the series might be seen as another Netflix Original hit, things are a bit more […]

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Review: Kong: Skull Island

This post contains spoilers (also for Godzilla (2014)). When it comes to big budget fantasy films like Kong: Skull Island I usually have rather subdued expectations. What I mean by that is that I often come in thinking something among the lines of ‘I am sure I will be entertained to some level, but I […]

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The Best Cover Letter I Ever Wrote

We live in a world of convention. There is always a certain way to do things, a certain way to be. While diverging from the norm is often heralded and encouraged, you and I both know that it is a scary scary world out there, that will stare you down with a billion more frowns […]

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Motivation

One of the things I have learned as a recent graduate is that trying to navigate the job market can be rather discouraging at times. Knowing what kind of job you want is one thing, getting it is another. Setbacks are normal in regards to this process, but also in general; life can be quite […]

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January Series – Please Like Me and Sherlock

This post contains spoilers 2017 is well underway and I decided to share what series I have been watching so far this month. I’m always looking for new series to watch, and almost constantly receive recommendations from friends. However, I cannot pretend that there is any real method to my series-picking madness. Often times I […]

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Christmas Watchlist

Christmas generally consists of two things: food and films. Or at least, that’s generally what it consists of at my house. Although these two things do not seem like they would cause too much difficulty, it is the second part of this glorious Christmas deal that brings about a yearly dilemma in our household. It […]

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Winter Getaway

Last week we were lucky enough to get away from the madness a little bit, spending a few days in Belgium. We started out our trip in the Ardennes for a few days of peace and quiet, away from social media and basically, civilisation. After that we drove to Louvain and then Ghent, to meet […]

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Graduation and Ode to my Arts Degree

We all feel the need to reinvent ourselves sometimes. Or to at least finish the sentence, put the final dot and turn the page. There’s nothing better than a new, crisp, white sheet of paper, is there? Better yet, it usually comes with the anticipation of taking out your colouring pens and decorating the white […]

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