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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 […]

Nocturnal Animals Tasting Menu

Nocturnal Animals Tasting Menu

Last week I visited Nocturnal Animal on Bennetts Hill – right in the city centre – for a spot of fine dining. They have two options for the tasting menu – six courses for £45 or eight courses for £65. The interior is playful with […]

My guide to assignments

My guide to assignments

Moving from FE to HE, the main difference is the style, volume and calibre of the work. Assignment writing is very different to anything I’ve ever done and it was kind of sprung on me at the start of the year. So as an academic […]

A trip to Barcelona- Part 2

A trip to Barcelona- Part 2

If you haven’t already, go have a read at my last post, which is also the first part of my trip to Barcelona posts! I’m telling you everything in case you are interested in visiting or are just curious about my experience. As Barcelona is […]

My trip to Disneyland Paris!

My trip to Disneyland Paris!

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and had a good reading week. In my last post, I spoke about what reading week means for me and even told you some of the things I had been up to or was planning on doing that […]

Orientee Artisan Bakery and Cafe!

Orientee Artisan Bakery and Cafe!

I need to introduce you to a relatively new café/restaurant/bakery called Orientee Bakery. It’s just outside the city centre in Dale End, near the Bullring and between Moor Street and Snow Hill stations. This place is an absolute hidden gem! They serve breakfast including a […]

My visit to Cake International

My visit to Cake International

In previous posts I have talked about what an interesting and busy city Birmingham is and it’s time for the blog post on one of my favourite events of the year, Cake International – a cake and confectionery exhibition held at the NEC. The event includes competitions, workshops, […]

A trip to Barcelona- Part 1

A trip to Barcelona- Part 1

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I wrote my last post, but I promise it was because I didn’t have time and not because I didn’t want to. Besides the time factor, I was also with a creativity block and all this stress accumulated, […]