Life at UCB through the eyes of our international student bloggers

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My Journey as a Self-Published Author

My Journey as a Self-Published Author

It was October 2020 when a tiny spark of ambition ignited somewhere in a small room in Birmingham. An aspiration is based on wishful thinking, not knowing if it will come true.   It was October when I discovered a specific book genre that intrigued me, […]

Books I Read Before 2021 Ended

Books I Read Before 2021 Ended

If you have been following me for a while, you will know that I love reading. So I thought I’d share the books I’ve read recently and might as well share my thoughts on them – a review, if you will.  First on my list […]

Urie Diaries: An Eventful Wednesday

Urie Diaries: An Eventful Wednesday

It was Monday evening when I saw my phone light up from the corner of my eyes. Dropping whatever I was doing, I reached over to grab my phone and check what it was. It turned out to be a message from a friend who […]

Netflix ‘Midnight Mass’ Review

Netflix ‘Midnight Mass’ Review

Yes. I’m well aware that I’m three months late to the trend. I have that mulish habit of rewatching TV series and films three times a month, but of course, no shame in that.  For people who haven’t heard of Midnight Mass, it’s a Netflix miniseries […]

An Experience: The Phantom of the Opera

An Experience: The Phantom of the Opera

If you have read my previous blog from last week (which you can find here if you want to check it out), I finally had the opportunity to watch the Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre. It’s one of the longest-running West End […]

Urie Diaries: Spooky Weekend

Urie Diaries: Spooky Weekend

Hello and welcome to the second part of the Urie Diaries series! Today, I will be sharing with you my days that passed three weeks ago; without further ado, happy reading!  Wednesday 27 October I boarded the train a few minutes before the departure time, […]

Guy Fawkes Night: Why do we celebrate?

Guy Fawkes Night: Why do we celebrate?

“Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot.” Every year on 5 November, Brits gather around and set off a range of rockets and illuminations to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night, which originated […]

Fashion 101: Fall/Winter Edition

Fashion 101: Fall/Winter Edition

As Jon Snow would say, “Winter is Coming.” Colder seasons mean it’s a tad difficult to style clothes. It involves layering different pieces of clothing to be warm, and it’s easy just to put on joggers and hoodies because it’s simply comfier and low-maintenance; you […]

Spooktacular things to do this Halloween!

Spooktacular things to do this Halloween!

BOO!  With the spooky season approaching, here are some spooktacular things you can do this Halloween 2021: Watch a horror movie There’s nothing more classic than watching a horror movie, whether it’s with a friend or family. You think it’s kind of boring watching a […]

Netflix’s binge-worthy list

Netflix’s binge-worthy list

I understand how frustrating it is to mindlessly scroll through Netflix and not find anything interesting to watch, or at least anything that had caught your attention. Even with Netflix recommending you new and upcoming movies and TV series to watch out for, it seems […]