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settling into the next step

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Happy Friday guys and gals.  I actually started handwriting this post in my blog planner the other day – it was OMG 30 DEGREES and there was no way on earth I was missing out on that delightful weather and I couldn’t see my laptop screen.  The last time I remember 30 degrees on British soil was in Scotland in 2014, where I got the worst sunburn I’ve ever had.  In Scotland.  Not Florida, or Lanzarote, or Majorca… Scotland.  Muasdale…

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the handwritten word

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If I had a penny for each notebook I’ve owned in my 18 years… well I’d have enough for a frappe or something.  Award for the worst analogy ever, please? My point: I’ve owned a hell of a lot of notebooks.  And diaries.  And journals.  Whatever you want to call them – I’ve written a good number of words.  I’ve drawn a good number of pictures too.  Mostly of horses, and farmyard animals wearing clothes.  Was quite the Beatrix Potter…

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hopfest round 2

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Beer, balls and boys round 2.  That time of year again where I swap the usual outfit posts and ramblings for photos of beer on a rugby pitch.  I think we’ll make this one a summer tradition. 🙂  Less sunburn and slightly less stupidity on my part this Hopfest, but still a fun day! I’d actually been to the business networking event on Friday too, but didn’t think that was exactly the occasion to wap out the camera and start…

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travel

Budapest | what I ate and where I stayed

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The temptation to title this post ‘My house in Budapest‘ was too real.  I won’t inflict my singing onto you, don’t worry.  I’ll get to the accommodation part shortly, but first, I thought we’d start with food.  This gal got her priorities straight, you see.  I think I genuinely looked up ‘eating in Budapest’ before I’d even booked our apartment.   If you’re looking for a tried and tested guide of the top 10 places to dine, then this maybe ain’t…

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fashion

marking those milestones

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So many milestones around this age seem to go past in approximately 3 days. One minute it’s your 16th birthday… then you’re leaving school… then all of a sudden you’re 18, (woohoo!)… then you’re leaving college that you attended for a whole 2 minutes… then most are off to university or starting a job or having some kind of monumental life change… then (I can hazard a guess) you’re done and dusted with university in another 3 minutes and graduate…

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watching the world go by

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There’s something way too fascinating about just sitting and watching the world go by.  It tends to happen by accident – when you’re in the middle of something and suddenly realise that you just spent 5 minutes gawping out the window, doing nothing of merit whatsoever. At least that’s how it goes for me, anyway.  Maybe I’m just more weird than I thought. I took myself out for lunch and coffee today, just for a change of scenery tbh.  I…

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travel

how I made the most of 3 days in Budapest

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Where to even start with this one oh my lord.  I had the best time, in one of the best places I’ve ever been, with my best friend.  Could just leave it there tbh. Like that’s gonna happen. 🙂  Probably one of my most photo heavy posts ever, just a warning!  Couldn’t help but photograph everything in this place.  Since this was only my first time visiting Budapest I wouldn’t consider myself nearly qualified to write a guide or anything,…

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