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Little Things 6: 10 favourites

Happy Monday! We’re all heading back to work here in Spain after enjoying the ‘Puente’ (4 day weekend). I took this as an opportunity to have a couple of lazy days. I’ve neglected self-care lately, working every day and not taking any time out for myself. It’s important to remember…

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With Every Negative Comes a Positive

Scanning through my journal, I realise I can be the biggest pessimist when things don’t always go to plan. On the blog, it’s easy to flaunt the positive side of living abroad with fetching photos and carefully edited text. However, that’s only a sliver of reality. Before arriving I romanticized…

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The Madrid Diaries: One Month In

Wandering, Progressing & Choosing Spontaneity I always say it, but this past month has flown by. The day I’m uploading this marks exactly one month since I hopped off the plane at Madrid’s airport; one month since the stark Spanish heat hit us, shivering in Liverpool’s cold winds just a…

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Little Things 5

Foodie Finds, Clouded Skies, and Treasuring Independence I thought I’d kick off the start of my long weekend with my favourite post to write. Although it’s something I don’t do often enough, I love taking a timeout to document some of the minutiae of everyday life. It’s so easy to…

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The Madrid Diaries: One Week In

After what has felt like the most exhausting week, my suitcases are unpacked and I’ve finally settled down in Madrid. I waved goodbye to my Dad a couple of days ago meaning I’m officially alone in a new city, setting out on my long, anxiously anticipated year abroad. If you…

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Little Things 2

Sunshine and Setting Goals Haven’t we been wined and dined with some lovely weather this week? Well, while I try and enjoy the scorching sun, after 10 minutes of being outside I’m reminded of how much this warmer season and I don’t get on. It’s a love-hate relationship. I can’t…

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4 Reasons Why We Should All Be Learning Languages

Learning a language used to feel more like a chore than a hobby. In school it was simply an hour a week, learning the same basic vocab, as part of the same dull curriculum. Now, however, learning languages is a passion of mine. I’m studying both Spanish and French at…

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A Weekend in Rome

Have you ever visualized a place so much in your imagination that you’re scared to actually visit, not wanting to be underwhelmed after building it up so much in your head? Well that that was Rome for me and having just returned, I have to tell you, it didn’t disappoint.…

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