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How to make your home sustainable

How to make your home sustainable

Hi everyone! I hope you’re staying home and staying safe! As you may have read in my previous blogs, I love the idea of being environmentally friendly. Firstly, I’d love to let you know about David Attenborough’s movie which is being released on Netflix this […]

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day

Hi again everyone! I hope you’re all coping well and are taking good care of yourselves and your families amid the lockdown. Today I thought I would talk a little about World Autism Awareness Day which was on 2 April. With the pandemic going on […]

YOU can make a difference – prevent plastic pollution with AWdF

YOU can make a difference – prevent plastic pollution with AWdF

Hello, how are you? This pandemic lockdown has shown us that nature and planet Earth can thrive beautifully without us human beings interfering. Please watch this TED talk to find out David Katz’s solution to plastic pollution It is SO important that we realise, we do not […]

Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings

Hey guys! On 29 March we shifted an hour ahead because of daylight savings. Staying up late or waking up early might seem like no big deal for most of us, especially during these times. This was a concept introduced by Benjamin Franklin in late […]

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Second week with AWDF – Tenerife

Hola! How are you?  So I finished my time in Tenerife with The Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation (AWDF) and it’s time to tell you all about my second week! Boat Work Going on the boats was one of my favourite opportunities at AWDF! You […]

Happy Holi!

Happy Holi!

Hey!! Happy Holi!!!  I hope you have been enjoying Holi. If you’re not sure what Holi is, I will explain to you in this blog. 🙂 What is Holi? Holi is an ancient Indian festival which is mainly celebrated by Hindus. It signifies good over […]

Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation – Tenerife!

Atlantic Whale and Dolphin Foundation – Tenerife!

Hola! Como estas?! Hey! How are you?! If you read my previous blogs, you will know I am currently working in Tenerife… So in this blog, I will be sharing my experience so far with you! My first thoughts I landed in Tenerife on Wednesday […]

Work placement

Work placement

Hi everyone! As some of you may know, I am currently in my work placement year of my Culinary Arts Management degree. I’m almost 10 months into my placement – some times were crazy busy and flew right by, a lot of challenges, new experiences and so […]

UCB Moss House

UCB Moss House

Hello everyone! Today I decided to talk about the £44 million investment into the new University College Birmingham campus, Moss House. This is an elite building featuring cutting-edge facilities for everything from nursing and social work to physiotherapy and sport and fitness.  The new building is the […]

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day

Hey guys, Today we will talk about World Cancer Day which is an international day marked on 4 February. This day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about cancer, and pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action against the disease. World Cancer […]