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Russell Howard Tour Preview At De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Russell Howard Tour Preview At De Montfort Hall, Leicester

I was recently given free tickets to see Russell Howard (by my dad not by anyone wanting me to review. I’m not that big of a deal…yet) when he came to Leicester to preview his tour material. Obviously I jumped at the chance, and took […]

Why You Should NEVER Visit The UK In December

Why You Should NEVER Visit The UK In December

  I just don’t get it. There are so many other places to visit during December, why would you come to the UK? Here are a few reasons why a Wintery trip to the United Kingdom is a terrible idea: It’s too Bright- In December […]

December Diary: Christmas Tree Show, Victorian Markets and Owl Cuddles.

December Diary: Christmas Tree Show, Victorian Markets and Owl Cuddles.

Welcome to a new ‘Dear Diary’ series I’m doing every Sunday in December, which I’ve originally called December Diary. Oh my goodness, not only did I get 100% in the festive mood yesterday, but I also got to recreate some childhood memories and hold an […]

Travel is wonderful and all, but what about our hometowns?

Travel is wonderful and all, but what about our hometowns?

I used to hate my hometown. There I said it. I’m not going to lie, I still don’t think it’s the greatest place in the world but that’s because it’s my hometown. I’ve spent too long here and have spent too long taking it for […]

Getting An Education At The Natural History Museum, London

Getting An Education At The Natural History Museum, London

    Before last Thursday I had never been to one of the museums in London despite having grown up about an hour away on the train (I know, shame on me!). My dad said he was taking my sisters to The Natural History Museum […]

Teaching English To Strangers

Teaching English To Strangers

This wasn’t what I originally intended to post today but I thought I’d just share a heart-warming story of something that happened to me today.     It was mid-afternoon and I was lazing about on the grass by the local fountain, drinking a smoothie and […]

London, baby!

London, baby!

  A couple of Wednesdays ago I went down to London for a Journalism postgraduate open evening at City University. I’ve always loved London, even when it has grey skies and it’s drenched from the rain like it was that day, so I’m glad that […]