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10 things that happen because the days are getting longer…

I don't know about you but I love summer, I'm blessed with skin that doesn't burn and full on happy face when I see everywhere all summered up (cherry blossom+ sunshine= summered up). I understand the need for winter but really all that leaf sludge and dark mornings, I could do without it to be… Continue reading 10 things that happen because the days are getting longer…

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7 examples of fashion not working in summer

Unlinke this pug, I do not look this school or refreshed EVER in summer, nope nope. I look like an sweaty mess, usually due to the reasons on this list here. Which is why now I'm sat at home, complaining often about 'ow 'ot it is and cresting this list, just so we can all… Continue reading 7 examples of fashion not working in summer

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10 things you do not want to hear at a BBQ

   It's that beautiful time of year again... BBQ SEASON!  1) 'What do you mean with fire and living room???' 2) 'I thought grandpa was allergic to roasted peppers?' 'Yeah he I-grandpa no no !'  3) 'There would have been more sausages but there was a slight incident with a golden Labrador and a low… Continue reading 10 things you do not want to hear at a BBQ

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How to deal with summer when it’s hot and you’re English

   STOP EVERYBODY.  JUST STOP.  THERE IS A BIG BRIGHT BURNY YELLOW THING IN THE SKY.  AND THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO WIND OR RAIN OR GREY OR ANYTHING... AND EVERYBODY IS GOING CRAZY.  Including me. I can't handle it. So I thought I would try and be useful and create a concise list of how… Continue reading How to deal with summer when it’s hot and you’re English

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Going on holiday? Here are the..

  First of all you would be surprised by how many search results you get from typing in 'pug suitcase' into Google, second of all...woo it's that lovely time of year again! The summer holidays are within your grasp and you can literally smell the sun lotion and sangria fueled regret from here.. Stage 1;… Continue reading Going on holiday? Here are the..

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Sun sun go away come back another day…

  Okay I used to feel very differently about warm weather, when I lived in England, where sunny days are scarce, I loved the sunshine! But now I live somewhere with actually warm summers, I feel like following the English tradition and having a right good moan about the weather. 1. Trying to wear any… Continue reading Sun sun go away come back another day…

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Why it’s okay to hate festivals…

  Coachella has been and gone to signify the start of festival season, but here's why it's okay if you won't be drinking warm wine out of a fruit shoot bottle  and donning a flowery headband this summer...When you're from England, you're optimistic if your think August might be sunnier than rainy. When you're at a… Continue reading Why it’s okay to hate festivals…