I’m Feeling 22

If I’m being perfectly honest, I have been putting off writing this blog post since my birthday came around. Because quite frankly, trying to sit down and think about my ‘goals’ when any semblance of a life plan that I once had has been swiftly thrown out of the window, is a bit of a…

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Welcome to the Ghetto

I must admit that I have never really been a fan of golf, nor has it ever really been my forte, unless you count playing it on Wii sports. As far as sports go, it’s pretty far down my list. That was until alcohol, neon lights and some seriously cool decor were added to the…

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Bottomless Brunching at Gas Street Social

Nothing screams birthday celebrations like friends, food and unlimited alcohol, and nothing marries these three components together better than a good old bottomless brunch. Therefore, that’s exactly how we decided to spend the morning of my friend’s 22nd birthday. I mean, it would have been rude not to. Choosing a brunching spot is a serious…

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LIFE UPDATE: Back to University

So it appears that after a year of living it up in the south of France for my year abroad, followed by a long old summer spent relaxing in the Greek Islands, I actually have to come back down to reality. A reality that involves abysmal weather, multiple essay deadlines and a student house that…

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Spa day at The Marriott Hotel

In anticipation of going back to university soon and actually having to do some hard work, I thought it was important that I take some preemptive measures to maintain feeling calm and relaxed, and what better way to do that than to go to a spa? Back in May, for my boyfriends birthday, his family gave him and…

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I Walked Across the Globe…

That’s right guys, I really have walked across the globe. It was exhausting and both mentally and physically challenging, but I managed it. Okay so my version of the ‘globe’ might be precisely 1.8 million times smaller than the actual planet we’re living on, but let’s not be pedantic.   One of the things I have always…

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My Greek Getaway: Crete

I put off writing this post for a while because, I knew it meant I had to accept that my holiday is well and truly over. After a week and a half back in the UK, this is something I’m just not quite ready to do yet… However, although all this reminiscing may be somewhat…

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Gym Anxiety

I don’t know about you, but when I first hear the word gym, I instantly envisage a group of sweaty, bulging men, lifting weights whilst admiring themselves in the mirror and grunting at an almost offensive volume. I can almost taste the testosterone. As a five-foot-something, naturally petite female who had never lifted a weight…

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Can your relationship really survive a year abroad?

I was actually asked to write this post a while ago by someone who was thinking of doing a year abroad, but it appears that I am a bad person and so it’s taken me several months to actually follow through with it. But better late than never I guess? Well that’s up to you…

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Top bars and pubs in Toulouse

Since moving to Toulouse, I have pretty much eaten and drank my way through the entire city. They weren’t wrong when they said that theres a real aperitif culture in France, and I am definitely not complaining about it. Besides, living in the wine capital of the world, it would be culturally ignorant of me…

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