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2017 | Round Up

2017 | Round Up

To say 2017 was a rollercoaster of a year for me might be a cliche, but it is absolutely true.   I said goodbye to 2016 and welcomed 2017 in style: drinking a ridiculous amount of shots on a campsite near a lake in New […]

New Year’s Resolutions 2018

New Year’s Resolutions 2018

Another year, another chance to set some resolutions for myself that may (unlikely) or may not (much more likely) last. As I said in last year’s New Year’s Resolutions blog post, I always approach my January resolutions hesitantly. I know I probably won’t stick to […]

Feeling Settled

Feeling Settled

It’s been roughly a month and a half since I made the leap and moved to Germany for my year abroad and I’m surprisingly already at a point where I’d say I feel really quite settled here.   I’ve got a room I think of […]

The First Two Weeks: Some Observations and a Life Update

The First Two Weeks: Some Observations and a Life Update

Well… I’m here! Not only am I here but I’ve survived my first two weeks of living in Germany and honestly I’m really proud of how I’ve handled it so far. Yes, I feel lonely. Yes, I feel overwhelmed. Yes, I’ve cried on Facetime to […]

I’m going on an adventure…

I’m going on an adventure…

I’m going on an adventure. In a few short weeks time I will be packing my things and moving to Germany for a year.   I’m not an adventurer by nature. I very much like to stay within my comfort zone. Because of this, I’m […]

International Women’s Day – Why Its a Problem That Only One Male Liked a Quote I Posted

International Women’s Day – Why Its a Problem That Only One Male Liked a Quote I Posted

Happy International Women’s Day! Like many others, I showed my support for the day by posting a photo to instagram (the photo included in this post). I scoured the internet to find the perfect quote, presented perfectly. I found this and thought it summed up […]

Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus! (Happy St David’s Day)

Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus! (Happy St David’s Day)

To any Welsh readers out there; Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus!   For any non-Welsh readers out there; here’s an explanation to ‘what even is St David’s Day?’   In Wales March 1st is St David’s Day, a day when we celebrate Wales in every way […]

A Month on Monzo

A Month on Monzo

As students go, I like to think I’m pretty good with money. I know how much my rent and bills cost each month and I can predict roughly how much I spend on food and generally I don’t get myself into any issues. That being […]

Valentine’s Day 2017

Valentine’s Day 2017

  Yes, you should celebrate and appreciate the people you love every day of the year and yes, Valentine’s Day is so highly commercialized now that its kind of lost its true meaning, but that doesn’t mean its not still a good excuse to take […]

January Favourites 2017

January Favourites 2017

Whilst January this year for me has, as usual, involved a fair few new discoveries, its also seen me rediscovering some things I used to love but had just forgotten about. Whilst I don’t really try enough new products to do a monthly favourites post […]