23 is a funny age. After 17 years, it’s for many, the first year with no formal education. But for me, and as I’m sure for many others, it’s a year that involves much more learning than we could anticipate. I have probably learnt more since graduating than I did in my 4 years studying… Continue reading Life at 23
So as anyone living in the UK will know, it was announced fairly recently that a general election will be held in June. I am not the only person who is quite frustrated at yet another election coming around to cause further division in our country. I would describe my political views as left wing,… Continue reading ‘An election?! Again?! Really? Really.’
About a year ago, my sister suggested that we go to Prague for a few days with our Mother who has always wanted to go. Unfortunately, my sister was unable to come so I spent 3 nights in Prague with my mother this Spring. Looking back on it now it was a nice break from… Continue reading Spring city breaking in Prague
So 9 months ago, after 22 years of life in Scotland, I left for a life ‘down south’. I had never lived more than 80 miles from my parents and now I would be 457 miles from home in a town where I knew no-one. Technically I am still living in the same country, so… Continue reading Scotland V England
After moving to Reading, my sister suggested I checkout meetup.com to meet new people, naturally I was most interested in the travel groups and had soon signed up for a weekend trip to Rotterdam in November for a festival. So being skint, I booked my bus and headed to the bus station after work. Unfortunately,… Continue reading 32 hours in Belgium
As the title suggests, I spent 28 days in Vietnam. In 2014, I flew alone to Hanoi to meet the Real Gap tour group I would spend the next month with. I knew very little about Vietnam, I didn’t know anyone that had been, I knew it was growing in popularity in the backpacking crowd… Continue reading 28 Days in Vietnam
I have recently seen a few youtubers post ‘how cruel is my makeup bag?’ videos and like any good sheep, I have decided that I too should evaluate my make up bag. And I suppose, unsurprisingly, the majority of my current make up bag is not cruelty free. So, once again, following the footsteps of… Continue reading How cruel is your make-up bag?!