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Local elections 2018

Local elections 2018

Hello everyone, I hope you have had an enjoyable Easter holidays and have made the most of the sunny weather we’ve been having these past few days. This week I wanted to talk about something that I feel very passionately about: voting. On Thursday 3 […]

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Hello everyone! The holidays are here! I know I have been looking forward to this break for a few weeks now, and cannot wait to go home. I thought I’d write this blog post today to help you think about the best way to make […]

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Hello everyone, Yesterday was International Women’s Day, but I thought I’d write about it today because it is something that is very important to me.   #PressforProgress Every year, the day has a theme- this year it was #PressforProgress, encouraging everyone to press for progress […]

Mother’s day ideas

Mother’s day ideas

Mother’s day is fast approaching (11th March) so I thought I’d give you some ideas of what to get her/how to celebrate your mum on that day.   -Cards If money is tight, sometimes just a really nice long card can be a lovely gift. […]

World Book Day

World Book Day

Hello everyone,   Next Thursday (1st March) is world book day!   What is world book day? According to the website, World Book Day is: “World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of […]

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

14th of February, the day when restaurants are booked up, cards are signed ‘from your secret admirer’ and roses are sent all across the world, to that special someone. As a young, single girl it’s presumed I will be crying into my pillow as I […]

An interview with UCB’s Guild of Students!

An interview with UCB’s Guild of Students!

Before going off to university you think of Freshers’, societies, making friends and accommodation, so why before going off to college do we not think of these things nearly as much? I’ve found moving to UCB essentially going to university two years earlier as new […]

Galentine’s day

Galentine’s day

Hello everyone,   This coming Wednesday is Valentine’s day, but this week I’m writing about Galentine’s day, the 13th of February. I was first introduced to this special day when I watched Parks and Recreation (would highly recommend). In the programme, one of the main […]

What I’ve loved this winter

What I’ve loved this winter

Hello everyone, I thought this week I would share some of the things I have been loving this winter! I usually love winter, but this year it seems to have been going on for a long time and I am looking forward to warmer weather […]

What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton.

What’s your name, man? Alexander Hamilton.

Happy New Year everyone!   I thought I’d write my first blog post of the year about one of my favourite things of this winter period: Hamilton! Hamilton is a musical about one of America’s founding fathers- the one on the ten-dollar bill! It tells […]