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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 […]

Dudley Zoo

Dudley Zoo

With the sun shining and a fleeting heatwave (it was actually hotter than New York in Birmingham), me and Luke headed to Dudley Zoo, which is extremely easy to get to. We got the 126 bus from Broad Street to right outside, so for anyone who […]

Cheerleading competitions

Cheerleading competitions

As many people know, I’m part of the UCB Cheerleading society and on March 16 and March 23, we had competitions. This is a huge deal as we have been training for months, learning routines, perfecting backcombing (don’t get me started) and getting organised for […]

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

UCB Spa – Microneedling Treatment

Two weeks ago I won a little competition posted on the UCB Spa’s Instagram account (@ucbspa) for their new microneedling facial treatment. The Spa is located in Richmond House on the ground floor, to the right of the stairs and to the back. After checking in […]

What to wear ‘out-out’

What to wear ‘out-out’

Hi everyone! I hope you’re all well and aren’t missing the sun too much. This week I thought I would share with you some of the outfits I like to wear when going out clubbing or for some cocktails. Before going to uni one of […]