Finding peace in the kitchen

Pals, I've been stuck in a rut. With no routine and a fairly stressful deadline not that far away, I've found my mental health receding. Despite the fact I'm on course for a decent mark in my degree and almost at a point where I (hopefully) never have to study ever again - hallelujah! -… Continue reading Finding peace in the kitchen

A big ol’ life update

It’s been a while since I last wrote one of these. Over a year if we’re counting. But hello, hola, bonjour, etc. The blog is back! For the remaining few of you who I’ve not rabbited on to or irritated with several Facebook updates: I’ve moved to Wales. I’m living with my lovely boyfriend in… Continue reading A big ol’ life update

Year Abroad / Hasta luego, España

I realise most people will be reading this post thinking 'wait, didn't you get home ages ago?!' Technically yes: I got home almost two weeks ago. I guess I've just been putting off writing this post for a while. I originally planned to write it while still in Spain and post it as my final… Continue reading Year Abroad / Hasta luego, España

Year Abroad / Madrid in 48 hours

Hey lovely people! Last week saw me embark on my last proper trip of my year abroad, spending the weekend with my friend Celia in Madrid. Celia and I met during my second year of university when she was an Erasmus student at Birmingham, and we've been trying to work out time to see each… Continue reading Year Abroad / Madrid in 48 hours

Year Abroad / Sunshine, sea and sand

Hola, my lovelies. Last weekend myself and my chiquis went for a trip to San Sebastián, a town in the Basque Country in the north of Spain. For me, this trip was definitely something to look forward to, mainly as after 8 months living in Spain, I was finally going to the beach! I know,… Continue reading Year Abroad / Sunshine, sea and sand

Year Abroad / Reunions and new places

So in the space of a week or so, I was able to reunite with two of my favourite people. Firstly, a long bank holiday weekend away in Milan to visit my best friend Harriet, before a visit from the wonderful Verity - she travelled 7 hours by car to get to Zaragoza! That's what… Continue reading Year Abroad / Reunions and new places

2017 / March and April Round Up

If you've read my latest year abroad post, you'll know that the last couple of months have been really busy what with university and visits and Easter. Due to this, I had no time for last month's roundup, but here's a double whammy of March and April for you. Music There has been so much… Continue reading 2017 / March and April Round Up