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Alice Dodd
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Everything You Should Know About Au Pairing
In October 2017,  I ended a Facetime video call with a woman on the other side of the world, who I'd never met, promising to book a flight out to help look after her three-year-old son. It sounds insane, and yet every year thousands of girls (and boys), use...
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2018: The Year Of Winging It
Welcome to your yearly roundup of my life. If you happen to have missed any of the others, you can find them at the bottom of this page, but for now, let's crack on with 2019. As anyone who is familiar with this little internet space will know, it's worth g...
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The Brexit Experience, From Somebody Who Voted Remain
2018 seems to be a year many people are hoping to forget - politically. But the real year we should be leaving behind and never speaking about ever again, is 2016, the catalyst of the following years. The year of the Brexit referendum, the election of Donal...
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The reality of travelling solo for women in the wake of Grace Millane's murder
If you happen to have not been keeping track of the news, Grace Millane was a solo backpacker who was tragically murdered whilst in New Zealand. Grace's death is not being used by myself as a form of fear-mongering, and I want to make that abundantly clear ...
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The Cairns Crisis
The thing about me, is that I am probably (definitely) one of the most impulsive people you will ever meet. For me, nothing is too much of a risk not to do. Quit your job? Fine. Live on £5 for 2 weeks? Absolutely. Planning has never been my strong point, I'...
The Cairns Crisis
The Cairns Crisis
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Life Update: What the bloody hell is going on?
It's been a hot minute. I feel like the only consistency in my blog at the moment, is how inconsistent it is. And how often I promise that will change... and, well, then it doesn't. I'm sad to say Alice's Antics has taken a bit of a back seat over the last ...
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Happy 5th Birthday, Alice's Antics
In 2013, my eighteen-year-old-self sat, heart pounding, laptop open, about to click the "create a blog" button on Blogger, the Google-hosted blog website. It was the year Instagram really took off internationally, it was the September before Zoella reached ...
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The book you need to read in your 20s (and no, I didn’t write it)
In a sudden twist, this is the first time I have ever written a solitary blog post dedicated to one book. As a girl (a woman?) who has kept a book in her bag since buying her first handbag, the lack of book reviews is not because I have nothing to write abo...
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Why I Should Never Have Gone to University
A year on from graduating from Royal Holloway, University of London and I feel like I’m in the perfect position to fully reflect on my life since leaving uni, but also, my time at university itself. University was somehow always on the cards for me. It wasn...
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