I had previously half-written this post, and titled it ‘Pre Year Abroad Anxiety Part Two’, to follow on from this post here. However, we are one week in to my year abroad now so that wouldn’t quite be the case anymore! It wasn’t my plan to take such a long break from blogging whilst moving, but life recently has been a lot busier than I expected, and I am just now starting to catch up. I am still in the process of working out things like wifi and bank accounts, all the not-so-fun, grown up things that you have to…

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Are you ready for a post that I have completely given up trying to re-write so that it makes sense?   In three weeks time I will be moving to a village in Cádiz, called Prado del Rey, to work for a year as a teaching assistant in the primary school there. Every time I mention this, the response I get is generally along the lines of ‘how exciting!’ and I do agree, it is exciting. However, it is also a huge change and something that at the moment I am finding pretty damn scary! Obviously, I have known that…

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  Anyone who knows me will tell you that I’m a little dog mad. Our mix-breed Jinx is my little baby (even though she’s huge and nearly ten now) and so I was mega excited when the lovely guys over at tails.com offered her a months worth of personalised dog food to try out. They’re also offering you guys 2 weeks free dog food with just £1 delivery too, but I’ll get to that later. Jinx has never been a fussy eater, but she is pretty sensitive. She’s reacted badly to some foods in the past so being able to…

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It seems absolutely crazy to me that I’ve been at university for two years. I still feel a bit like a newbie every time I go back to Birmingham, and I’m definitely still figuring it all out. But at the same time, I am so proud of myself for how hard I’ve worked and how well I’ve done. After taking a very impromptu year out before starting, I know a lot of people thought I wouldn’t do it, but I have and I still am! Before summer really kicks in, I get wrapped up in planning for my year abroad…

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  I was excited for weeks about Towcester Food Festival; put me in a place filled with all varieties of cuisines and I am one happy lady.  I was even more excited when I googled and found that there would be multiple stalls offering gluten-free goodness, and then there was the forecast for warmth and sunshine all weekend, the cherry on top of the cake (that I am no longer able to eat).   And I have to say, Towcester you did not disappoint.  I ate as much as I possibly could and thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful. Let me give…

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