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Lessons From the Classroom

Lessons From the Classroom – Maths

It’s time for my next instalment of Lessons From the Classroom, and it’s a beefy one. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that maths was never my strong point. Today, I’m delving into all of those repressed memories of that little wonky-toothed bespectacled child who never quite understood anything beyond… Continue reading Lessons From the Classroom – Maths

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Lessons From the Classroom

Lessons From the Classroom – English

I recently discovered a folder full of my old school reports - literally from reception right up to my final year of sixth form. My Mum kept them all over the years and gave me the folder a few years ago, and I only just came across it again. One evening, I got a bit… Continue reading Lessons From the Classroom – English

Birthday Gifts
Memories & Experiences

29 | Another Bloody Lockdown Edition

I can’t say I ever expected to have two lockdown birthdays in my lifetime, but here we are. Despite that, my 29th birthday on the 4th May was still a good one, and this year, since discovering and falling in love with Baby Yoda - sorry, Grogu - I didn’t even mind that people were… Continue reading 29 | Another Bloody Lockdown Edition

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Life Lessons

29 Lessons

This post is becoming somewhat of a birthday tradition. I started this coming up to my 27th birthday, and I’ve updated the post each year after. It’s interesting looking back on last year’s post - as my naïve little self had been hoping lockdown would have been over by the time my birthday on the… Continue reading 29 Lessons

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Memories & Experiences

Lessons From Lockdown: 8 Things I’ve Learned One Year On

I’m writing this post on the 23rd March 2021. Today marks a year since Boris announced that we were going into lockdown here in the UK. At 12pm, there was a minute's silence to remember everyone who had lost their lives as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. I’m sure I wouldn’t be the only one… Continue reading Lessons From Lockdown: 8 Things I’ve Learned One Year On

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Books

How Jacqueline Wilson Sparked My Love of Reading

The 4th March 2021 is World Book Day, the yearly event that celebrates a love of books. The charity’s mission is to ensure that every child has a book of their own so they can discover the joys of reading, and it was an event I loved taking part in when I was at school.… Continue reading How Jacqueline Wilson Sparked My Love of Reading

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Monthly Wrap Ups

December 2020 Wrap Up

So here it is, my final wrap up of the absolute piece of crap that was 2020. I’ll be honest, again, not much happened given the restrictions that we were under (thankfully we were only tier 2, now tier 3), so I feel this will be a rather short wrap up. I’m honestly so done… Continue reading December 2020 Wrap Up

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Yearly Reviews

2020 in Review

Well, 2020 has been a sack of shit, hasn’t it? I’m sure I’m not the only one who can’t wait to see the back of this utter ballsack of a year - and reading back through my 2019 review, pretty much everything I mentioned in my ‘hopes for 2020’ section got cancelled...but you know, 2020. … Continue reading 2020 in Review

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Goals & Stuff

2020 Personal Goals: A Review

Oh dear. I’m just going through the headings of this post and thinking LOL. Initially, when I was planning my December content, I thought a review of my 2020 personal goals post would be a good idea. In hindsight, yes it would be. However, what late 2019-early 2020 me didn’t realise was that coronavirus would… Continue reading 2020 Personal Goals: A Review

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Monthly Wrap Ups

November 2020 Wrap Up

Well, November was one of the many, many write-offs we’ve gone through during 2020 wasn’t it? At the end of October it was announced that the UK would be going back into lockdown between the 5th November and the 2nd December, and the whole of the UK got even more pissed off at the news… Continue reading November 2020 Wrap Up