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Spending a day in London – on a budget!

Spending a day in London – on a budget!

Hello everyone! It was my birthday recently (hello 19), so I decided to go back to Portugal for a few days to spend the special day with my family and childhood friends. I flew from London since there are no direct flights to Lisbon from Birmingham […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I don’t know about any of you, but that period between Christmas and New Year where nobody really knows what they are doing has been a bit delayed for me. For some reason, it has hit me at the start of the New Year.  I […]

Christmas Treats Pt. 2

Christmas Treats Pt. 2

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and getting into the Christmas spirit! Around this time last year, I wrote a blog post showing you how to make some Christmas treats! I really enjoy baking, but I never do it as much as I’d […]

Food and Nutrition – December Snippet

Food and Nutrition – December Snippet

At the beginning of the semester we were set a brief of developing a product incorporating the ingredient from fruit and nut manufacturing giant Whitworths called ‘AppleSoft’, with Tesco in mind as our target market. The start of the module introduced us to various processes […]

Get to know: Salcooks

Get to know: Salcooks

A few months ago I wrote about a superb place just by Victoria Square, and after that I thought I could tell you about more places you definitely need to visit. I’m very proud of being Portuguese, you could say, and I’m definitely very proud of […]

Assignment Researching

Assignment Researching

In one of my more recent posts, I gave simple tips for putting together and writing an assignment (click here). In this post, I’m going to detail some more specific types of assignments, as well as reputable sources which could be applicable to certain courses. […]

WOW!

WOW!

Well, I know what you’re thinking… it is such a vague title, what do I mean by wow? What is this post about? I could say it is about everything, to be honest. Everything that left me speechless during the last year, and my hopes […]

What’s in my uni bag?

What’s in my uni bag?

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have had a good week! For this week’s post I thought I would give you an update on what I carry in my uni bag as a third year student. At school, we never had to […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

It was November when I started writing this post with assignment deadlines coming up and student loans having been spent. To be completely honest, all I’m wishing for right now is the arrival of my favorite time of the year – CHRISTMAS! Apparently, I’m not […]

21 lessons in 21 years

21 lessons in 21 years

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have had a great week. This past month has been crazy amazing as I have celebrated my 21st birthday. I actually can’t believe I am 21. When you turn 13 you become a teenager, at 16 you can […]