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Charlotte Goodsir

Charlotte Goodsir
I really like glitter, rabbits and mac&cheese. I do the english and the acting and the feminist ranting

Fucoid: Job Apps

Fucoid: Job Apps

Being an adult is #hardaf. Filing your taxes will have you considering a finance major, and what’s a good deal on superannuation anyway? Gone are the days of ‘pocket money,’ replaced by clean outfits, aspirin and filling out job apps. Job applications are an endless maze of sounding upbeat while trying …

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Are Tea Drinkers Cooler Than Everyone Else?

The thing about tea drinkers is that they think they are so much cooler than everyone else. They yell from their high horse “look how much better I am because I don’t drink coffee, I don’t even know what a latte is.” Well it’s time to set the record straight. Here is what …

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Seven Tips for Green Student Living

Walk/ public Transport to uni I’m going to start off by saying I know this isn’t possible for everyone. (no haters please). But you lazy legs, can get up an extra ten minutes early and walk to uni or to the bus stop rather than driving. Not only is it …

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What’s The Go With Snapchat?

There are several very important elements to sending a successful snap. No longer is this fleeting method of communication just for nudes and drunk ‘I love you’ messages. Which is why I bring to you, the gospel for this generation: how to send a successful snap. First, come with us …

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How To Nail Your Instagram Bio

Instagram gives you 150 characters to show that you’re about as deep and complex as Kim K. Just kidding. Instagram isn’t only for vain people who think they’re more interesting than they really are. It’s also an integral component in the quest to centre society on how many likes people …

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Brunch Is Useless

Brunch was invented by people who were too embarrassed to say they woke up late because they were hungover and instead made a meal sound more like an activity that one should shave their legs for. If you have popped into any café that serves food on wooden boards rather …

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An Interview With UNSWeetened

UNSWeetened is back and decidedly less angsty as it has been in previous years. Flipping through the pages you’re not going to find the same gothic writing pieces that once would’ve made a manic Poe smile.  We sat down with student coordinator, Carla Zuniga Navarro, to talk about how this …

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The Best Non-Official UNSW Facebook Pages

If you’re procrastinating on a UNSW-related page, is it really procrastinating? The Internet is a beautiful place full of cat videos and disappointing clickbait. Is your Facebook newsfeed lacking a little certain something? Here are some Facebook pages that you should follow to boost that UNSW pride.   Snoozing at …

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What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

They say if your coffee order is over three words you’re a coffee snob (read: ‘hipster’). We see you there, lining up outside the Coffee Cart for your double ristretto which could have been served to you as a long black and you probably wouldn’t have known the difference. Here …

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Crazy Full Moon Facts

The full moon is actually shaped like an egg with the pointed end facing earth. During this extra special moon period many things are not what they seem. Here are some crazy full moon facts that will fully blow your mind and might make you feel like howling at the …

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5 Weird Dating Apps

Do you need a little love advice? Yeah alright Casanova, we all need some hints and tricks sometimes, why not up your game and get a little tech savvy with these apps! Carrot When you want nice things but you don’t want the commitment of a sugar daddy/mummy there’s Carrot. …

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5 Things About The Number 5

Remember when you were five? No taxes to pay and your only responsibility was making sure you were home in time to watch Angela Anaconda. High-fives, The Famous Five and The Jackson Five, let’s face it all good things are five, including The Whitehouse! Music – Maroon 5 were originally …

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Pranks to Start Your Prank War

Prank Call? More Like Prank Haul In Japan slurping your soup is considered polite, in Egypt it is considered rude to salt your food and in all societies pranking is considered a roundabout way of saying ‘I love you’. If you’re making toffee apples with raw onions, setting jelly around …

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TuesDIY: Paint Chip Calender

Now that it’s (finally) end of semester and all those exams are staring me in the face I have decided to procrastinate by making a calendar  get organised with a paint chip calendar. Materials: -frame (with glass) -paint swatches, roughly 35 (you can easily get these from Bunnings) -tape -scissors -ruler -whiteboard …

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Things I Learnt from My Year at UNSW….

I am not a first year student, nor am I a graduate, so really I have not achieved anything worth writing about; you will not leave these pages like totally inspired to study and eat kale. In fact, I spent the first two years at another university telling myself soy lattes …

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TuesDIY: Fluffy Seat cover

Words cannot describe my love for Ikea. If I could have my 21st birthday there I would, but I can’t (trust me I checked). Here is a cute way to improve the perfection that is Ikea. Materials:  -wool -stool pad/small pillow (You can get them from Ikea for super cheap.) …

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TuesDIY: Cloud Light

With exams right around the corner, here is a somewhat time-consuming project that will help you procrastinate a little. Materials: -paper lanterns (preferably white, you can get these from the $2 shop, try a range of sizes) -hot glue gun -fishing line -cotton batting -small wood rod -(optional) fairy lights …

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TuesDIY: Embroidered Notebook

I love me some stationery. Seriously, I have a problem, but as soon as I saw this quirky do it yourself notebook I knew I had to try it out! Materials:  -notebook -needle -pencil -scissors -thread -template of your choice (only straight lines!) How To:  Pierce holes where each of …

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TuesDIY: Musk Sticks

I have an obsession with musk sticks. I think it’s because they remind me of childhood–you know when you didn’t have to pay bills or vote or have any responsibility besides remembering to go to the toilet. On that delicious note, I made musk sticks from scratch. It was great. …

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TuesDIY: Cleaning Slime

You know when you’re in bed watching Netflix, eating a packet of TimTams and you look down at your keyboard? What do you see? A valley of small crumbs. Well, I have the answer for you. Slime. That’s right, today we are making slime to get into those hard to …

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TuesDIY: Reinforcing Your Phone Charger

  Hey there TuesDIY friends! After buying my 3rd Apple USB cable I have decided, (or my bank account has) that this is no more. My charger always ends up looking a little sad (image one), but it’s all going to be over after today’s DIY where we learn how …

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How To: Spring Clean

As part of Spring Fest 2015, Blitz is bringing you the best tips for starting spring with a clean slate. Be Martha Stewart Be the queen of home-making (minus the jail sentence and drugs). Seriously, not only is she the queen of flower arranging, but she also taught me the important …

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TuesDIY : Geometric Boxes

Hello TuesDIY-ers, Today we’re going to be making geometric boxes. These are great for little gifts and can hold anything from little succulents to candy or paper clips. Materials: –the template print out –glue –scissors –coloured paper/cardboard How To: Print off this template. 2. Glue the template onto the coloured …

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TuesDIY: 2 Ingredient Pancakes

  Hello there creative cuties! Today we are making pancakes, but not just any type of pancakes! The struggle to get up early enough in the morning that you don’t miss Arc‘s free pancakes is real. When you finally pluck up the courage and stamina to make your own, you …

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How To: Be a Literary Snob

With the UNSWeetened journal coming out this week it’s time to put on your monocles and be a literary snob. Here are some classy conversational topics anyone can use. 1. Quote Fall Out Boy lyrics and say they’re Sylvia Plath quotes.  I’m not even joking, examples below: Plath or FOB*? …

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