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Carnaval in The Netherlands

Hello there, I thought a good post would be to share the crazy, absurd experience that is Carnaval here in The Netherlands. If you're from a sad little Protestant country like me, then you have probably never seen Carnaval. It's the Dutch equivalent of Mardi Gras. It's basically where the Dutch and those in other… Continue reading Carnaval in The Netherlands

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The city that apparently has more canals and bridges than Venice…

Hey, so  I was a little MIA (I basically have no idea what that actually stands for btw)  this weekend because I was in the beautiful city of Amsterdam! Now that I don't live in England which is surrounded by shit tons of water, I can actually just hop on a train and merry on… Continue reading The city that apparently has more canals and bridges than Venice…

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9 things that helped me survive my year abroad…

Hello from a very rainy and very grey Germany, sigh it kind of reminds me of being back home in not so sunny England...bliss.. But yes the anniversary of me and the day that I jumped on a plane and pissed off to Germany for a year is fast approaching and even though I'm absolutely… Continue reading 9 things that helped me survive my year abroad…

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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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Signs you might be a long distance daughter..

   So I suppose this is a somewhat specific title, but just forgot about that (I promise I'll still make you laugh). As you may know If you've read my about page, I'm living in Germany and well my mum and dad are not, so over the last few months I think we've picked up… Continue reading Signs you might be a long distance daughter..

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18 signs that you might possibly be English 

   1. When a foreign person who has English as a second language uses an American word instead of the English word, you will stop them mid sentence and tell them the correct word. 2. You complain a lot, about the government, about the weather, about bank holidays, everything. 3. People who can't tell if… Continue reading 18 signs that you might possibly be English 

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5 reasons why it’s ok to take a gap year..

  So as you've probably read on my 'about' page, I'm on my gap year right now, only it had a lot less jazzy patterned trousers than I would have hoped for it It's been pretty great so far. Although I do have to say it wasn't the easiest desicison  to come by especially when all… Continue reading 5 reasons why it’s ok to take a gap year..

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Things that happen when you’re an English person living abroad…

    You have to force yourself not just to go down th easy route and just speak English.  Even though you'll realise that all Europeans and people from the rest of the world speak incredible English. When somebody finds out that you're English they will ask you if you're from London.   Oh and people… Continue reading Things that happen when you’re an English person living abroad…

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19 Signs you’re definitely not an outdoorsy person 

    1) You count 'going to festivals' as your favourite outdoor activity.  2) Anything that involves waterproof trousers is a definate no.  3) You've never once put a tent up in your life and you never plan on doing so.  4) When people say they like to wake up early and go to adventurous water… Continue reading 19 Signs you’re definitely not an outdoorsy person 

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Yorkshire 101: A guide to manouvering around Gods own country

   You might be slightly confused by the accent, here's a tip, just forget about T's in the middle of words and H's at the beginning (sorry all the 'olly's).   Oh look a bread bun! WRONG THAT IS A BREADCAKE. That squishy bread bit on either side of your bacon and egg is in fact… Continue reading Yorkshire 101: A guide to manouvering around Gods own country