TRANSITION FROM FULL TIME WORK TO UNIVERSITY

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After now being back in full time education for 5 months, and my first module complete and my second module underway… SCARY!!… I thought it would be a good time to talk a little more about the actual transition from working full time to going back into education. I was well aware that making the …

Dreamy nights with Simba Sleep

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This post contains a gifted item from Simba and an affiliate link.Get £75 off a Simba Hybrid Mattress here.* I have ALWAYS loved my sleep. My Mum often recalls how easy it was to take me out as a baby and young child as I would fall asleep whilst being out and she could transfer …

DINNER AT THE IVY CAMBRIDGE

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Our meal was gifted to us by The Ivy Cambridge in celebration of the Month of Inspiration. Having been to The Ivy, Cambridge twice before for breakfast and once for lunch, the only meal left to go for was Dinner, so I was delighted when they asked me to go in celebration of their ‘month …

MAKING THE DECISION TO STUDY NURSING AT UNIVERSITY

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At the beginning of this week I started my three year degree in Adult Nursing, a huge career move from working in Marketing and earning a salary! I knew I would have to give up the full time salary for a student loan, something that I wasn’t sure straight away if I could make work …

MAKING A START ON BEING PLASTIC FREE

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Every day approximately 8 million pieces of plastic pollution enter our oceans, a fact that we have all become much more aware of this year thanks to David Attenborough and Blue Planet II. If like me, you had a bit of an idea before that plastic wasn’t great, but no idea how bad it was …

FEELING LOST IN MY TWENTIES

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The other evening I posted on my Instagram story that I was feeling lost, and that I have absolutely no idea what I’m doing with my life, and the response was HUGE. The endless messages I received thanking me for posting the story because it resonated with them, and no one really talks about it …

LEARNING TO PUT YOURSELF FIRST

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My whole life I have been a people pleaser. For as long as I can remember, I have avoided being the person that lets others down. I have gone out of my way to please others before myself, stretched myself in every way possible to fit one more thing in with a friend. I guess …

LUNCHING AT BILL’S, CAMBRIDGE

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A little soppy fact for you here, Bill’s was the restaurant Matthew and I went to on our first ever date when we met each other in Guildford 3 and a half years ago! It fast became one of our favourite places for breakfast, and whilst living apart we would often meet there for a …

THE IVY COMES TO CAMBRIDGE

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Anyone who knows me well, will know that I most definitely do not eat to live, rather I live to eat! Food is one of my most favourite things in life, so when the opportunity to attend a Bloggers Breakfast* at The Ivy Cambridge appeared in my emails, I absolutely couldn’t miss it. I still …

SHOULD ALL BLOGGERS BE PAID?

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Recently, I have seen A LOT of discussions – mainly long threads on Twitter – surrounding one particular topic; blogging and being paid. I have been thinking about it for a while and wanted to put my stamp on the whole situation, but felt like it had got to a point where I was just …