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Placement experience (UCB)

Placement experience (UCB)

Hi everyone! Today I thought I would talk a bit about my placement year as I have recently ended my work placement at Caviar & Chips as part of my Culinary Arts Management degree. The work placement is really an essential part of the degree. I got […]

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 […]

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 […]

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! I hope you are well and staying calm in these hard days. Today I would like to raise awareness of the International Day of Happiness, which was last Friday (20 March). This day focuses on three purposes, which are: “Keep Calm, Stay […]

Never forget the bright side

Never forget the bright side

Hey everyone! I hope you and your families are doing well and taking care of each other. Another week has gone by and day by day, we see how much impact and disruption the virus Covid-19 is having all over the world to all our lives […]

Social Distancing and Self Isolation

Social Distancing and Self Isolation

Hello!! I hope you are well. During this pandemic, self-isolation and social distancing have been advised for those who have health conditions, those who are elderly and for those who have contact with vulnerable people. Many will agree that the thought of self-isolation sounds scary and […]

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Overcoming Our Fears of Public Speaking

Okay, so we’ve probably all been there – maybe a student presentation in a crowded room, all eyes on you, heart racing, hands shaking, palms sweating, mouth trembling, voice quivering… what is that fear all about and how can we overcome it? Generally it’s known as […]

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 […]

Edgbaston Reservoir

Edgbaston Reservoir

Hello again everyone! Living in a vibrant and fast-paced city like Birmingham in our day-to-day studying or working, we forget to keep a bit more in touch with nature sometimes. We simply forget about it, being as busy as we are sometimes with so many responsibilities. […]

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 […]