life :: battlefield

It has taken me the whole length of writing this blog post to decide on a title. Honestly, this week turned to pot at 11pm on Tuesday night, when my phone decided to de-activate. Thinking that was not the end of the world, I plugged the phone into my laptop, following the "connect to iTunes…

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life :: festive

It's that time of  year. I have been feeling it for a while now, perhaps more than any other year, and since the 1st December has well and truly passed, it is now socially-acceptable to sing " IT'S CHRISTMAS" in the streets (debatable, but I'd be singing with you... There is something about festivities that…

year abroad :: the glory of fall

Today I am totally feeling Autumn and all things Halloween. I am in no way party to celebrating evil spirits etcetera etcetera but I love a good spooky bash. The release of Stranger Things 2 is only aiding the spooky feels, and the current burn-out stage means a good binge in bed (with a sick…

life :: become

To add to all the excitement of moving away tomorrow, this weekend consisted of parties and more parties. Tonight will see the 'last supper' before I go, we get so sentimental as a family. I'll probably be back at Christmas! LES AMIS I decided to throw a little 'Bon Voyage party, inviting all the girls…

life :: self

Okay so, I should really be concentrating on getting things sorted for France...BUT there's a current topic floating around the media that I just have to talk about. I'm entitling this post 'self' because that's exactly what it's going to be about. I was watching Loose Women a month ago now - youthful programme I know…

life :: sister sister

After feeling cramped in the house doing university work pre-France, and my sister having to practically teach herself a GCSE Geography module over summer, we both decided to change up our study locations. So, we took the Metro from Radcliffe to Market Street, Manchester with the plan to study in Manchester Central Library.Post-delicious hot chocolate in…