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Free (but fun!) things to do in the summer

Free (but fun!) things to do in the summer

I know it’s nice to get out of the country, especially during the summer to explore new things and learn from it, or to spend on some luxuries (because it’s nice to do that at least once in a while, you know…) Watch a movie […]

Thoughts on: A24’s ‘Men’

Thoughts on: A24’s ‘Men’

The film Men is about Harper, who retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, in the hope of finding a place to heal after a personal tragedy. However, someone or some”thing” from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her. What once was a growing […]

Urie Diaries: Random Thoughts

Urie Diaries: Random Thoughts

Now that summer is here, I have more time on my hands than when I was at uni. So, in today’s blog, I thought I’d share my thoughts about the movies and books I have consumed recently or maybe some trends that have been formulating […]

Urie Diaries: A Weekend in London

Urie Diaries: A Weekend in London

I have been meaning to write another entry for Urie Diaries. However, I kept putting it off because there weren’t any event-filled moments since I finished my second year. And if there were any action-packed days, they were usually short, and the days following them were usually… […]

Sun’s Out, Brum’s Out: Things to do in Birmingham for Summer 2022!

Sun’s Out, Brum’s Out: Things to do in Birmingham for Summer 2022!

If you’ve read my recent blog, I dropped down a list of things you can do alone this summer. And of course, I shouldn’t overlook the things you can do with your family and friends as well. So for today’s blog, I thought I’d write […]

Summer Bucket List: Solo Edition

Summer Bucket List: Solo Edition

The weather is getting warmer, the skies are becoming clearer (well… not really, but we’re not gonna talk about that 👀). It’s time to shove all the woollen jumpers and thick coats to the back of the closet and pull out the denim shorts and bikini […]

Student Tips: Self-Care Edition

Student Tips: Self-Care Edition

By the time this blog has been published, I will have already finished my second year of uni. Although I wouldn’t lie about the fact that for the past few weeks before I finally clicked the ‘submit’ button on Canvas, I have been under pressure […]

National Macaroon Day!

National Macaroon Day!

Macaron or Macaroon? 31 May is unquestionably National Macaroon Day, and it is unmistakably an American celebration, as the macaroon is a uniquely American cookie! The perplexity, on the other hand, is understandable. The origins of macaron and macaroon are similar, and many of the […]

National Walnut Day!

National Walnut Day!

Happy National Walnut Day! I never knew there was such a thing where we dedicate a day solely to a nut. Nevertheless, according to National Day Today, 17 May is National Walnut Day. So to celebrate it, I thought it would be a good idea […]

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

Happy Earth Day! (By the time you read this, it will already have passed – if you were unaware, Earth Day was on 22 April 2022!) In celebration, I thought we’d dive deeper as to why we celebrate it!  So, what is Earth Day? It was […]