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Things I don’t know before coming to the UK

Things I don’t know before coming to the UK

  I can’t believe that I have already studied in the UK for nearly three years now. I’ve learned a lot during the time, and today I wanted to tell you about FIVE things I didn’t know before coming to the UK.   • How […]

Baking Tips and Tricks!

Baking Tips and Tricks!

Last week, I shared some tips on choosing your baking equipment (Check it out here if you haven’t!), and today, I would like to share some tips and tricks for you when baking.   • Read your recipe at least twice beforehand Baking is science; even a small […]

Baking Essentials

Baking Essentials

New to baking but don’t know where to start? You are at the right place. In today’s blog, I am going to share some of the essential equipment used in baking. Investing in better equipment can also increase your success rate, and you’ll find it […]

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

Tips To Prevent Tired Eyes

In recent days, particularly after the pandemic started, we are using electronics more than ever before. Whether you are learning online or working from home, we could be staring at our laptops and phones all day long. Our eyes will easily get tired from the […]

Tips for Dealing with Stress

Tips for Dealing with Stress

We all feel stressed at some point in our life. You might feel stressed because of work, because of the new semester, or if you are a final year student, you might be stressing about your project (like me) … It is impossible to avoid […]

Are You Ready For The New Semester?

Are You Ready For The New Semester?

A new semester will start soon! Are you ready for it? Today, I would like to share some tips to get yourself better prepared for the new semester.   • Read the feedback from your previous assignments Reading the feedback of assignments could help to […]

Reviewing Last Semester

Reviewing Last Semester

The second semester will start soon. Today, let us do a quick review of how we did last semester, and I hope the points below will help! • Assignment and Deadlines How was the assignment you did last semester? Have you handed them in on […]

Introducing … Dim Sum!

Introducing … Dim Sum!

Last week, I shared five Lunar New Year Foods (Check it out here if you have not!). As a foodie, today I would like to share some famous food from my hometown – Hong Kong. One of the most famous foods is dim sum. The […]

Lunar New Year Foods!

Lunar New Year Foods!

Happy Lunar New Year! Last week, I shared five Lunar New Year traditions (Make sure to have a look here if you haven’t!) and today, I would like to share five of my favourite foods to eat during Lunar New Year.   • Turnip Cake (蘿蔔糕 […]

Five Lunar New Year Traditions

Five Lunar New Year Traditions

Lunar New Year (農曆新年), also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival. This year (2021) is the year of Ox, and it is on the 12 February. You may wonder why the new year date is not on the 1st January and the representative […]