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It’s Spooky Season – Baking edition

It’s Spooky Season – Baking edition

It’s spooky season!! It’s that time of year again, people! Love it or hate it, Halloween is full of sweet treats and pumpkin-spiced everything!! As I’m a bakery student at University College Birmingham, it’d be a crime if I didn’t upload a Halloween baking blog, […]

Am I just throwing towels and running around barefoot?

Am I just throwing towels and running around barefoot?

Water everywhere, steam filling up the room and a hissing noise that wouldn’t stop. That was my Sunday night. I came into my house, washed my hands and started making fajitas. Just as I was frying the onion I could hear a strange hissing noise […]

Taking a break – Seaside edition

Taking a break – Seaside edition

Hi everyone, let’s talk breaks – not the Ross and Rachel “WE WERE ON A BREAK” kind! I want to share my all-time favourite seaside place – Lyme Regis! I have been visiting this place since I was a teeny tiny person so it’s kind of like […]

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating food in season is one of the most effective ways to reduce waste, energy and cost in your regular shop. By keeping track of what foods to look out for this month, you can keep your diet fresh, eat vegetables when they taste their […]

Making your home Zen

Making your home Zen

Hello again 🙂 Over the past couple of weeks, I have written blogs about studying at home. However, it is also important to separate your work life from your home life, despite having to work at home. It’s good to get yourself into the frame […]

What I learned from my first year at uni

What I learned from my first year at uni

Coming to university for the first time might be a daunting experience for any new student. I know that because three years ago I was in that same position: the nervousness and lack of sleep due to the uncertainty of the upcoming future, not knowing […]

First Year Advice

First Year Advice

Ah, first year Josh… he had heaps of nerves and lots to learn. Going into first year I’m not sure what I was expecting from lectures. I have an attention span as long as… ooh I wonder if I should make Mexican for dinner? And so the idea […]

Lockdown Lessons To Live By

Lockdown Lessons To Live By

Hey everyone. How are you doing? Enjoying the summer sun? Anyway, I’ll just jump straight into what I wanted to talk about today which is about lessons that we’ve learned from the lockdown that we can live by. Sadly, this is my final post so I […]

What are you watching on Prime?

What are you watching on Prime?

Hey everyone, how are you doing? Today, I wanted to have a chat about Amazon Prime Video – a fun pastime that I’m still enjoying post-lockdown. I know what you’re thinking…didn’t you watch enough TV during the lockdown? Okay, yes, but binge-watching a good TV series or enjoying a film […]

Organising My First Hen Party

Organising My First Hen Party

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!!! How are you?? I hope your summer is going very well. Today I would like to share with you all my experience organising a hen party.  As you may have read last week, my cousin is getting married and I am taking care of […]