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Carley Hollis
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St Andrews at sunset  yesterday.
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Secretly really like this article about the 'angst canon' reading choices of teenagers. I've read and enjoyed most of these books, although I'd also add Fahrenheit 451 to the list. Oh, and I feel that John Green's paper Towns is a better fit for 'alienated' teenagers than AAOK or LFA. 
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Oh, and Never Let Me Go is another cult novel in and around this genre in my eyes too.
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Countdown to Trucksgiving (aka my first ever thanksgiving in the USA) is now at 15 days! So excited to visit San Francisco. And then come back from the States to a new job. Crazy times. 
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I am not anti-One Direction in the slightest, but this 'alternative' poster for their upcoming film 'This Is Us' is hilarious. This version of a bus stop ad can apparently be found on the streets of Cardiff, although it would be just as funny if it were photoshopped. Courtesy of a friend on Facebook, original source seems to be here: http://m.imgur.com/3mnkR5g
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The changing colours of St Andrews Square (or an auto-awesome of Bruno Munro's Field of Light installation in Edinburgh). 
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Waterstones remakes the John Lewis 2013 Christmas ad on a much smaller scale, with books!
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Today's soundtrack is a mixture of the first Slow Club album and spoken word poetry. Totally love Sarah Kay and Harry Baker. 
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Digital communications team: web editor
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  • University of St Andrews
    Digital communications team: web editor, 2014 - present
  • The Gate Edinburgh
    Planning Consultant, 2013 - 2013
  • Ambergreen Internet Marketing
    Internet Marketing Technician / Social Media Advisor, 2011 - 2013
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Edinburgh, UK - St Andrews, UK - Chelmsford, UK
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St Andrews graduate who works in digital communications at her alma mater
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Girl. 25.  Lives in St Andrews, originally from Essex. Favourite possessions include her Kindle, graduation ball dress and Celtic football shirt. 

I also work in the world of strategy for online marketing - which I love. From online research to SEO to PR and social media, I could talk about the nuances of digital all day long!
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Graduated (and left!) the bubble, hitch-hiked to Amsterdam, survived TUOTC
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  • University of St Andrews
    Philosophy, 2006 - 2010
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