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Music & Podcasts

The STILL Awkward AF Later Teenage Years | Sounds of Me Part 3

It feels like it’s been a while since I wrote another instalment of my Sounds of Me series. Since my last post, I’m excited to tell you that I’ve actually recorded a podcast episode of Lyrical Life Disorganised Waffle with my lovely fellow writer pal, Dom G, who inspired me to create this series. I… Continue reading The STILL Awkward AF Later Teenage Years | Sounds of Me Part 3

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Music & Podcasts

The Awkward AF Early Teenage Years | Sounds of Me Part 2

It’s time for another instalment of my Sounds of Me series! Today, we’re entering into the painfully awkward years of early secondary school and believe me, it’s cringe AF. From hiding my love of Kylie Minogue and my trauma over Steps breaking up to discovering the world of emo music, it all happens. Awkward AF… Continue reading The Awkward AF Early Teenage Years | Sounds of Me Part 2

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Music & Podcasts

Childhood Bangers | Sounds of Me Part 1

It’s time for a brand new series of posts, and they’re all about music and nostalgia (don’t worry, they won’t be completely centred around Taylor Swift, either). I’ve been inspired by a fellow writer within the creative community to create this post, and that’s the fantastic Dom G. Dom is a published poet who writes… Continue reading Childhood Bangers | Sounds of Me Part 1

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Lessons From the Classroom

Lessons From the Classroom – Child Development

Okay, so I’m assuming that by already reading this title you’re pissing yourself laughing. “Ames, you’ve stated many times you hate kids!” Yes, yes I have. I hated them even more when I was fifteen. Yet, I still picked Child Development as a GCSE. Why? Your guess is as good as mine. Perhaps I unconsciously… Continue reading Lessons From the Classroom – Child Development

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Lessons From the Classroom

Lessons From the Classroom – Art

Strap in because it’s time for another round of Lessons From the Classroom! Today, I’m taking a look back over what used to be my favourite subject - art. Don’t worry, you’ll find out why it’s no longer my favourite subject soon enough. Back when I wrote about my ideas for wedding craft ideas, I… Continue reading Lessons From the Classroom – Art

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Movies

Films From My Childhood: Chicken Run

When I was a kid, I had regular obsessions with different movies. Yes, I’m aware, I was a weird little thing even back then. Anyway, it got me thinking about a new series, where I look at some of the films that filled my childhood. There were certainly lots of Disney films in there, don’t… Continue reading Films From My Childhood: Chicken Run

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Lessons From the Classroom

Lessons From the Classroom – Science

Hey friends, I’m back with another batch of Lessons From the Classroom! Today, we’re taking a look back at Science - the subject where, in theory, it all went wrong. Oh yeah, we’re going to get deep in this one. This entire blog is essentially a way for me to deal with all of my… Continue reading Lessons From the Classroom – Science

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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