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Why should I attend an open day?

Why should I attend an open day?

So this is one for all my nervous Year 11s! As a blogger, part of my job is about endorsing UCB. But the other part is about being completely honest about my opinions. So on that note I’m going to share why I think you […]

What I eat when… I’m sick

What I eat when… I’m sick

Going into winter we are sure to catch some kind of sickness. Lucky me caught a cold last week, so I’ve been walking around like a zombie. However, I thought this was the perfect opportunity to do a “What I eat in a day” post […]

The balance of work!

The balance of work!

So college is can be a high-pressure environment, and if you’re on an especially demanding course it can sometimes feel like education is taking over your life. Sometimes for me I feel like all I ever do is go to work and college classes and […]

Relaxation tips

Relaxation tips

Hi everyone! This week, I wanted to stick to the theme of looking after yourself and do a spin off from my previous post and write to you about relaxation. I believe setting aside a few minutes to relax is a key element of looking […]

Loneliness

Loneliness

We’re at week seven of term now, halloween and bonfire night are over and so you may have started thinking about Christmas. For me, this is often the point in term where I start to feel a bit homesick. I remember in first year I […]

Fall in love with taking care of yourself

Fall in love with taking care of yourself

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have settled back into things after reading week. I don’t know about any of you but my reading week was crazy busy to the point where I barely got to do things for myself.  It was […]

My go-to autumn/winter make-up look (cruelty-free)

My go-to autumn/winter make-up look (cruelty-free)

I love doing my make-up in the colder months, mainly because I get to pull out all my dark lip colours! I thought this week I would show you what I tend to wear in terms of make-up on a normal day in autumn or […]

Dating in the kitchen!

Dating in the kitchen!

As a teen girl I’m supposed to be obsessed with boys, right? Well, since I enrolled on a Professional Cookery course 90% of that has gone out of the window. As a chef I’ve become insanely focused and career driven. When my friends are all […]

Remember remember the 5th of November

Remember remember the 5th of November

It’s Guy Fawkes night tomorrow! When I’m at home, our village does a firework display on the common as well as the fair coming to town. My family will buy sparklers and then we’ll toast marshmallows on the fire. Have you ever wondered why we […]

Five little ways to save money

Five little ways to save money

So we’re halfway through semester one and right now, your student loan may be feeling a bit stretched. So I wrote this blog post to help you save money relatively easily.   -Eat less meat Meat is expensive! Cutting it out of your meals, even […]