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Helen Louise
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Thailand in 2 Weeks
This month, my boyfriend and I spent 2 weeks in Thailand. 2 weeks is nowhere near enough time to fully explore this beautiful and expansive country, but it does offer a tantalising taste, with time enough to visit a few different areas and fit in some downt...

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Why I'm Joining the Women's March on London
Saturday 21st January marks the first day of Donald Trump's US Presidency. For many, Trump's rise to power is symptomatic of a growing right-wing movement, fuelled by a fear and hatred of the 'Other,' which has been gaining momentum in the States and across...

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On Becoming a Grown-Up
I turned 26 at the weekend, and through all the cries of, 'How does it feel to be on the wrong side of your twenties?' and, 'It's all downhill from now!' I got to thinking about what it means to get older and to become an 'adult.' As children, we imitate ou...

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What I Read in 2015
The Crow Road - Iain Banks The Secret History - Donna Tartt Instructions for a Heatwave - Maggie O'Farrell Human Remains - Elizabeth Haynes Espedair Street - Iain Banks Lanark - Alasdair Gray Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurston The Haunting of...

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Harry Potter Studio Tour at Christmas
My boyfriend and I are big Harry Potter fans and we have been planning to visit the Warner Brothers Studio Tour since it opened. We finally got round to it just before Christmas and it was so worth the wait! I had heard that it was good, but I still didn't ...

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How to Avoid Holiday Envy
We've all been there. It's 9 o'clock on a Monday morning, it's raining outside, you've a heap of work to deal with, and the week seems to stretch endlessly before you. You take a little peek at Instagram or Facebook during your coffee break, and WHAM, Holid...

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Copenhagen: Photos & Tips
I recently visited Copenhagen for three nights with two friends. Our flights were only about £75 per person return with easyJet from Manchester, making it a quick and easy break that I would recommend to anyone! It's a super cool and interesting city, so I'...

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Recently Read
Reading is my number one past-time and I love book recommendations, so I thought I'd start sharing my thoughts on recent reads. Please add me on Goodreads , I'm always updating it and would love to see what other people are reading. Fatherland - Robert Harr...

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10 Things You Find When You Live 'At Home' in Your 20's
1. You'll spend an inordinate amount of time in your bedroom, to get some privacy Like a teenager. 2. Your parents will remind you to do all the important adult things you have to do Who needs a PA? 3. You'll get irritated at your parents' molly-coddling Mu...
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