Resitting first year is a strange experience. There's something so refreshing about the experience because I have really grown from it but at the same time it’s been a really mentally trying time. I wanted to start of my new blogging schedule after my blog down time by giving people an incite into how reciting your year can be both easier and harder all at the same time...
I’ve never been someone who stayed in short term accommodation. I’m a planner, I like to know what I am doing and plan accordingly. So when I found out I was coming to back to medical school I was rushed to find accommodation. The plan was to book an AirBnB and live in it for … Continue reading AirBnB and Minimalism
Spoiler, It wasn’t doing it for me. I’ve been surrounded by alcohol for a good quantity of my life. My parents ran a cafe that became an event space in the evenings, there were many a night that I was up into the early hours surrounded by people mis-using alcohol; enough drama caused by it … Continue reading Why I decided to stop drinking alcohol
Now that exams are over I've been using my free time to work my way through recipe ideas and Pinterest posts I've pinned over the last few months. The list is long and only ever increases and so I have been slowly working my way through the list and deciding what to bake first. This … Continue reading Baking my way through my Pinterest bucket list | Jammie Dodger Blondie
Having taken an impromptu trip home for the weekend I decided I really should let everyone know what is going on in both my life and with the blog. Over the last few weeks I have been focused purely on revision and medical school. I have had to; there has been no other space in … Continue reading Life Update: Where am I? What is going on?
With all the revision and exam stress, the amount of baking occurring in my house as definitely increased. It was my housemates that gave me some inspiration to dig out this classic recipe from my collection. I’ve always loved banana cake, I think is a simple but tasty recipe that can be cooked whilst you … Continue reading Appealing recipe: Banana Bread
My recent relapse when it came to living a clean and minimal life was a big blow to me. I really enjoy the lifestyle and the power it gives you to live a clean, green life. As such I went looking for some great motivation and tips to stay on track with the lifestyle I … Continue reading A Clean Living Companion: An Edited Life – Anna Newton
There is something about jammy biscuits that really can cheer you up after a long day, or just make everything seem more luxurious - even though jam can be extremely cheap. I have made jam thumbprint cookies since I was about young and they are a great alternative to jam tarts when you can't be … Continue reading My Almost Spring Biscuit – Lemon and Jam Thumbprint Biscuits
I am not very good at social media… or being social for that matter. But I have really enjoyed getting into the twitter blogging community since I gave my blog a twitter page. I realised that there are some many great people and blogs out in the universe and I have really enjoyed discovering the … Continue reading Gaining a community: The Versatile Blogger Award
My dad can cook sprouts like a boss, he’s a professional chef so I suppose thats to be expected. When I went home for Christmas we ate a lot of them and not just for Christmas dinner; I realised how versatile and under rated the poor little vegetable is. When I came back to Coventry … Continue reading Sprouts aren’t Just for Christmas, they’re for brunch too!