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Denmark – Part 3

Denmark – Part 3

So before reading this post make sure you check out parts 1 and 2 of my Denmark trilogy entitled My placement and Downtime. This post is just going to summarise my trip and hopefully urge Level 3 chefs to apply for this opportunity. Imagine me in April 2016, […]

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 […]

Denmark – Part 2

Denmark – Part 2

This is my second blog post about my trip to Denmark (see part 1 first). This post is going to be centred on my downtime in Denmark. We worked hard while we were there but oh my life did we play hard! The three weeks in […]

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 […]

Denmark – Part 1

Denmark – Part 1

So over the next three weeks I will be doing a blog post trilogy on my incredible three-week trip to Denmark this summer! As part of the Erasmus Leonardo project with UCB I was selected to complete my NVQ level 3 work placement abroad. As part […]

Where to take the family when visiting BRUM… your new city!

Where to take the family when visiting BRUM… your new city!

September is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you’ll be receiving a helpful hand from your family/friends/partners… anyone who can haul a big mirror and suitcase up some stairs! But once you’re all moved in, what do you do? I’ve put together […]

Healthy Summer Snacks

Healthy Summer Snacks

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have been relaxing in the sun! As it is now summer, I felt this was a good opportunity to get back into having a healthier lifestyle as I’m not going to lie to you, I have slacked […]

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 […]

Why I am a vegetarian

Why I am a vegetarian

Hello everyone,   This week is national vegetarian week, so I thought I would talk about my personal experience with vegetarianism.   Since my first year of uni I have used soya mince instead of beef, and in first year that was mostly because I […]

Veggie sausage casserole

Veggie sausage casserole

This is one of my favourite dinners to make in bulk and then freeze for another day. Its super cheap, not difficult to make and very easy to swap veggie sausages for normal ones if you’re a meat eater. (This recipe has been adapted from […]