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Category: Events

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, […]

Angloville – London

Angloville – London

As my previous blog posts have indicated I have had a summer of travelling and one of my stops was London where I stayed at Roehampton University partaking in a programme called Angloville. First I should probably explain what Angloville is. Angloville is a language […]

Exploring Birmingham

Exploring Birmingham

Let’s be honest … the sunny and hot days are over (at least for now). But still my family decided to visit me from Portugal last week just like they did a year ago when they came to say goodbye as I started my first […]

Birthday in Brum (Part.1)

Birthday in Brum (Part.1)

I turned 27 on the 21st of August – a Tuesday and not the best of days to celebrate so I chose to drag it out from one weekend on to the next. When uni starts up again in September, student nights will be popping […]

My Summer in the City

My Summer in the City

I chose not to go home this summer (back to Lincolnshire) so spent most of my time here in Birmingham. Initially after uni finished I spent most of my weekends and the odd weekday with a cocktail in my hand but once the celebrations settled […]

FE Graduation

FE Graduation

Graduation is a fairly American tradition that the UK has adopted and although this occasion wasn’t a cap and gown affair for graduating from college, it was fairly formal. I’ve been to a fair few graduations before as both my sister and dad have done some […]

May/June favourites

May/June favourites

Hello everyone, Over May/June, I have been finished with uni! So I thought I would share with you some of the things I have been loving over the summer so far.   Beauty Too Faced Natural Matte palette   This is a gorgeous everyday palette. […]

My week with the Bocuse d’Or

My week with the Bocuse d’Or

In 1987 the chef of the century, Paul Bocuse, masterminded the Bocuse d’Or – a revolutionary cooking competition. Like major worldwide events the Olympics, Eurovision and many more, it is open to countries across the world who compete for the title. The basic premise of […]

How to plan a themed party

How to plan a themed party

Hello everyone, This week’s blog post is a little different! This week my sister had a birthday party, and almost every year she has a murder mystery with a different theme. In previous years it has been the wild west, circus, roaring 20’s and this […]

Local elections 2018

Local elections 2018

Hello everyone, I hope you have had an enjoyable Easter holidays and have made the most of the sunny weather we’ve been having these past few days. This week I wanted to talk about something that I feel very passionately about: voting. On Thursday 3 […]