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Monthly Archives: December, 2012

How to Write an Essay

As other university students will be aware, the Christmas and Easter holidays are not real holidays. They are in fact fake holidays where, although you don’t have to attend lectures, you are set an unimaginable amount of work/revision to do just to make sure that you don’t enjoy yourself too much. Having been seeing my …

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Homeless For Christmas

You know there are some people that you just think – “Wow, I wish I could be half the person they are.” Role models are everywhere: a famous athlete, a teacher, your mum; but there are also ordinary people everywhere that do some incredible things and are so selfless whilst doing so. A few weeks …

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Isn’t it funny how everyone has their own take on Christmas? Like which presents Father Christmas brings – for us, our stocking presents are from him (yes, we still have stockings), but for other families he brings ALL the presents. And when we cooked our Christmas meal at university, everyone had different ‘proper’ ways of …

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Christmas Bake Off Challenge – Gingerbread House

I have FINALLY finished the little (haha) project that I’ve been working on for over a week now, and as you’ve probably guessed, it’s a gingerbread house. I had the idea to make one when they had to do them on The Great British Bake Off and was going to do one for a bake …

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Christmas Elves

After canoeing yesterday, my mum and I headed over to my grandma’s to act as little Christmas elves and deliver some Christmas cheer. We arrived to find all of the Christmas cards that she’d written in neat little piles on her kitchen table, so first things first, we all popped in the car and drove …

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Dry Feet and Pretty Shoes

I have several pairs of shoes, and the kind I wear most often are the very cheap ones from Tesco or somewhere – about £6, a single colour, with white laces. I had a navy pair last year, but then they broke and became my ‘indoor shoes’ for living in halls. This year, I had …

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Christmas Spirit

One Sunday earlier this term, my flatmates and I nipped into town to buy a friend a birthday present. As we walked up the main street, we saw that the whole road was closed and there were stalls everywhere – it was a Christmas market! We walked around a few of the stalls and bought …

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A Dumping Ground Post

I’ve been feeling recently that there have been a lot of loose ends on my blog and I think that’s one of the reasons I’m being so rubbish and lazy with posting. There are a few things that I want to talk about, but I don’t think I could write a good enough post on …

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A Very Merry Fake Christmas

It had been decided for a while that as Heather and Andy (and Tiny Tin Bird) wouldn’t be able to make it home for Christmas this year, we would have a Fake Christmas while they were visiting. We had our Fake Christmas yesterday which felt slightly odd, but it was very nice. Andy arrived on …

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