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My week with the Bocuse d’Or

My week with the Bocuse d’Or

In 1987 the chef of the century, Paul Bocuse, masterminded the Bocuse d’Or – a revolutionary cooking competition. Like major worldwide events the Olympics, Eurovision and many more, it is open to countries across the world who compete for the title. The basic premise of […]

How to plan a themed party

How to plan a themed party

Hello everyone, This week’s blog post is a little different! This week my sister had a birthday party, and almost every year she has a murder mystery with a different theme. In previous years it has been the wild west, circus, roaring 20’s and this […]

My NVQ Level 3

My NVQ Level 3

For me, this is a very weird post to be writing. Writing this for me personally feels like the end of a year long journey. They say it’s the journey that counts, not the destination, and for me that feels true at this point in […]

Things to do over summer

Things to do over summer

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and have been enjoying the hot weather! With second year now finished for me, I have 3 months until uni starts to do what ever I want. Well, within reason haha! Although I am working over the summer, […]

What I take on a shoot

What I take on a shoot

As some of you will know if you follow our Instagram, I model part-time. On my most recent shoot, a lot of people, some aspiring models, were interested to know what I take with me for the day. Location photo shoots can end up being […]

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Going to university is scary, and moving away from loved ones is even scarier. Love is the most potent emotion we know as humans. Absence is one of those things that test the love we have, like a flower it either blooms in the adversity […]

Pet therapy – service animals

Pet therapy – service animals

You may have noticed the use of service animals becoming more common for people with mental health issues. I felt like talking about this because I recently identified that it was, in fact, the adoption of my cat that brought me out of my depression […]

My top 5 films of 2018 so far

My top 5 films of 2018 so far

Hello everyone, I absolutely love films- I have done since I was little. I love the feeling of escaping to another world, and getting attached to characters. I think its amazing that films have the power to be able to make me cry over people/events […]

Time for a change

Time for a change

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well, and looking forward to summer holidays. The past year, I feel I have grown so much. I have learnt more about myself during second year than I ever have before. With this new feeling of change in […]

Why I am a vegetarian

Why I am a vegetarian

Hello everyone,   This week is national vegetarian week, so I thought I would talk about my personal experience with vegetarianism.   Since my first year of uni I have used soya mince instead of beef, and in first year that was mostly because I […]