A Personal 2016 in Review

Let's not talk about 2016 in the general sense. I think most agree that 2016 was a disaster of a year in terms of politics and celebrity deaths (and lets not forget the horrors of Syria and refugees that are not close to being resolved). I'm going to talk about my own 2016. Specifically the [...]

Little Things I Miss About Britain…

I love living in Spain, I love the culture, the lifestyle, and that I feel like it's made me a warmer person (ish...) But I also am very stereotypically British, and no matter how amazing our adopted country is, there are always some little things that can make you homesick... I wrote a similar post about a [...]

The Real World: Not for Uni Students Apparently

Since the Brexit referendum there have been many debates and topics fueling fall outs in British households and across social media. It's gotten touchy and sensitive, and people have been judged harshly on whether they're 'remain' or 'leave'. One of the topics I have noticed popping up more frequently since this Brexit debacle is the [...]

Oh God, Britain

You have probably read in the news somewhere that last week the U.K. voted to leave the EU by a slim majority. It's a big deal, not just affecting us Brits but the rest of the EU member states and even the world. I won't go into the details of why I think the leave [...]

Mindful Escapisms

When life can get you down, sometimes it's a good idea to take the time to switch off from stress and worries. To reconnect with a happy state of mind and feel refreshed. Here are a few things I do when I've been sulking for too long and need to take a step back from [...]

Summer Clean

I know that every year people get all excited for a "spring clean", but personally spring has never been that for me. Whilst in education it's always been a time of much stress, exams and deadlines so there was always little time to organise and sort ones life out. Plus these past couple of years [...]