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Lessons Learnt in Lockdown 2020

Lessons Learnt in Lockdown 2020

So if you’d told me at the start of 2020 how this year was going to go, I definitely wouldn’t have believed you. … View Post
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Road Trip Around New Zealand: Part II

Road Trip Around New Zealand: Part II

Hoki mai, welcome back! The second half of our journey down New Zealand’s North Island involved huge volcanoes, beautiful scenic roads, some colourful … View Post
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Road Trip around New Zealand: Part I

Road Trip around New Zealand: Part I

New Zealand is one heck of a place. Growing up quoting The Lord of the Rings, watching rugby and going out with a geologist; … View Post
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Surviving Your First Time in the Big Apple

Surviving Your First Time in the Big Apple

There is nothing quite like booking a spontaneous transatlantic adventure to a city at the top of your bucket list. All the better when … View Post
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New decade, same gal, still good.

New decade, same gal, still good.

Guess who’s back, back again. ‘Iyyaaaa, it has been a while but I have finally got my head in gear and sat down … View Post
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Kenya 2019

Kenya 2019

If you’d have told me when I was a young scamp that I’d one day get to go on a safari, I … View Post
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Having your cake and eating it too.

Having your cake and eating it too.

Last week, I overheard an eight year old little girl in a bakery say ‘Oh I mustn’t have that cake, what am I … View Post
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H&M: One Year On.

H&M: One Year On.

This week marks exactly one year since H&M announced they would be changing their women’s clothes sizing system to more accurately … View Post
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Cabins, Commuting, Cymraeg, Canines and Catch Ups.

Cabins, Commuting, Cymraeg, Canines and Catch Ups.

Oh hey girl, hey. It’s been a while since I have had the chance to sit down and write a blog post. I … View Post
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Top Five Tips for Visiting the Happiest Place on Earth

Top Five Tips for Visiting the Happiest Place on Earth

A week ago my best friend and I went to the Disneyland Paris and it was truly magical.We booked it on a whim … View Post
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Smashing the Patriarchy Through the Power of Cinema

Smashing the Patriarchy Through the Power of Cinema

Next week is my big brother’s birthday. He’ll be 28 (proper getting on) and if there’s one thing this guy loves, it’… View Post
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Third Wheelin’ on Valentine’s Day

Third Wheelin’ on Valentine’s Day

Tomorrow we see the dawn of one of Hallmark’s most peculiar creations: Valentine’s Day. Cue bouquets of flowers on special offer, biologically … View Post
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Why It’s OK to Not Always Be OK.

Why It’s OK to Not Always Be OK.

If you asked how the last two weeks have been for me, I’d say well, it has been an odd old fortnight. We … View Post
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Why, If Given the Option, My Cervix and I Always Go Left.

Why, If Given the Option, My Cervix and I Always Go Left.

To the left, to the left, everything you own in the box to the left. Queen Bey once sang these immortal words and I … View Post
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How to Survive the Six Nations as a Welsh Rugby Fan.

How to Survive the Six Nations as a Welsh Rugby Fan.

Skies are slowly brightening, evenings are getting lighter and the gradual appearance of flower buds breaking through the frosty ground make it possible to … View Post
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How Shania Twain Almost Broke My Heart.

How Shania Twain Almost Broke My Heart.

I’ve always been a huge fan of country music. I really appreciate a song that tells a story, especially one I can tap … View Post
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What my Christmas told me about 2019…

What my Christmas told me about 2019…

As quickly as it arrived, Christmas is done for another year. I hope yours was joyous! I ate copious amounts of pigs in blankets, … View Post
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2018, you beauty.

2018, you beauty.

It really has been quite the year. I am not sure where 2018 has gone but I am now firmly embracing the Christmas spirit: tree … View Post
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A woman reflects.

A woman reflects.

The last month has been hectic, and a little tough. Since coming back from holiday (did I mention I’d been to Canada?) work … View Post
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Canada: A holiday of dreams

Canada: A holiday of dreams

  Well, I have been home from Canada for a grand total of just over three weeks and I am finally getting around to writing … View Post
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