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Summer work

Summer work

Hey everyone! We are halfway through the summer holidays and three months into my work placement, so I thought I would show you some amazing places I have been to recently. At the beginning of summer I started my UCB work placement with Caviar & […]

Hot this summer

Hot this summer

So with the arrival of summer, even though I’m working more than 45 hours a week, I’m attempting to capture the brief moments of summer that I can. Aside from a Spoons after work, a girlie brunch here and there and fitting in time for the […]

The Wilderness

The Wilderness

Hello! So I know that at the end of my last post I said I’d be taking you through some more of my summer, but when I was flicking through my pictures I realised I had so many from my dinner at The Wilderness that […]

Wimbledon 2019

Wimbledon 2019

So my favourite sporting event is back! Wimbledon! I love love love these two weeks of summer tennis, all in white, a British summer tradition. Strawberries, cream and champagne at the ready. So far Wimbledon 2019 has wowed, with Serena Williams and Andy Murray fighting […]

Activities to do over the summer in Birmingham

Activities to do over the summer in Birmingham

If you are originally from Birmingham or just like me will stay in the city to work this summer, don’t think you can’t have fun just because you’re not going away. I’ve put together a little list that will hopefully be useful to you. Outdoor […]

Bars in Brum

Bars in Brum

Birmingham is one of the biggest hubs of nightlife, but is also home to cocktail bars and classy hangouts galore. Because I truly believe I’m Blake Lively in A Simple Favor with a gin martini (or just Blake lively in general) I love a cocktail […]

5 non-English speaking series you must watch

5 non-English speaking series you must watch

The summer is here, and that screams sun, travelling and beer gardens! But still, sometimes we just feel like staying home in our pyjamas all day, including me. One of my favourite plans all year round is to watch Netflix from dawn to dusk, and […]

Digbeth Dining Club

Digbeth Dining Club

With the final days of the academic year approaching, as part of enrichment for FdA Professional Cookery our lectures arranged for both the Level 4 and 5 classes to go to Digbeth Dining Club for the evening. This was partly because earlier in the year […]

Winterbourne House and Garden

Winterbourne House and Garden

Although they are gone now, let’s not forget the fantastic summer-like days that invaded Brum just a couple of weeks ago. Well, good news – looks like we will get some rays of sunshine this week, and I’ve got the perfect plan for you: Winterbourne […]

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

So recently, I got to go see Les Misérables at the Hippodrome, Birmingham. As a theatre lover, I’ve done a few posts about different shows I’ve seen, such as Wicked or The Wizard of Oz, and I’ve always said if I had more disposable income, going to […]