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Tag: Summer

The End is Here

The End is Here

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and ready for my last UCB blog post… can you believe I have been doing this for the past 2 years! You have read my tips, trips and been there with me through the good times and the […]

Wimbledon 2019

Wimbledon 2019

So my favourite sporting event is back! Wimbledon! I love love love these two weeks of summer tennis, all in white, a British summer tradition. Strawberries, cream and champagne at the ready. So far Wimbledon 2019 has wowed, with Serena Williams and Andy Murray fighting […]

Berlin – Part 2

Berlin – Part 2

Welcome back! (I’m assuming you’ve read Part 1 – if not, click here!) So I left off last week’s post mentioning Charlottenburg Palace which we visited on Friday. For the evening we headed over to Mauerpark (maybe my new favourite place?) for some chilled beers […]

Berlin – Part 1

Berlin – Part 1

So this week I was in Germany! Specifically Berlin, with a few uni friends for a bit of sightseeing! Because we did so much in Berlin I’m splitting this trip into a Part 1 and Part 2 as there is so much to do in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Road trip to the Cotswolds

Road trip to the Cotswolds

During my Easter break, me and my friend Lydia decided to head down to the Cotswolds for a summer’s day out. Now that she can drive (better than I thought actually) we can venture further than taking the dogs for a walk (and yes we […]

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 […]