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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 […]

Rain in summer, shopping helps

Rain in summer, shopping helps

This week I’m going to keep my blog post short and sweet – I’ve worked 48 hours this week in the kitchen and I’m trying to pack to move out from The Maltings as well as get ready for my trip to Berlin! Also, the […]

The End of Second Year!

The End of Second Year!

My second year has come to an end so I’m ready to start planning for summer! I’ve whacked the calendar out to start pencilling in some bits that I’d like to do with my time off before heading into my final year of university. Food […]

Interview Preparation

Interview Preparation

Hi everyone! This week has been an interesting one for me as I start to look more into my next journey of getting a job after finishing university. One crucial stage in this chapter is interviews and that is what I wanted to talk to […]

Summer style

Summer style

Going into summer I thought I should show you some bits that I’ve recently purchased going into the warmer months! These are all things that you can mix and match and throw a jacket over… not quite ready for dresses and skirts just yet! If […]

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Leaving home at 17 and moving to another country alone taught me a lot. First of all the friendships, or should I write the ‘friendships’? It’s when you are away that you start to understand who is genuinely there for you and cares about you. […]

Not-So Student Nights!

Not-So Student Nights!

Hello! I hope everyone is coping through the final weeks of uni and all those deadlines that seem to have come all at once! I have one more deadline and a couple of presentations and then I’m done for the year and it’s safe to […]

City Break in Valencia

City Break in Valencia

The classes are now over and that means it’s time to enjoy the so long-awaited summer! We will have a few months without any essays, reports or presentations so we might as well get the most out of it. City breaks are for me one […]

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 […]