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  • My thoughts on the vegan community

    I’ve been vegan for 3.5 years and wrote a whole post on exactly why I went (and still am) vegan. Last year, I was walking through Guildford, and there was a woman handing out leaflets on the meat industry. She…

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    Being an Au Pair after Brexit

    On the 31st of January, the UK finally left the European Union. And it was a relief – because it’s all everyone’s been talking about for the last few years. But there’s also a lot of uncertainty amongst young people…

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    The Road So Far // Au Pair Journals

    I became an au pair in August of 2017, which was also when I started this blog. And I used to do a lot of blogging about what it’s like to be an au pair. Over time, this has changed…

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    How to deal with having a bad day

    Last week, I had a not-so-great day. A whole bunch of other stuff happened that just put me in a bad mood. And I realize that, compared to other people in the world, I have a pretty amazing life and…

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    What I spend in a week as a 24-year-old in England

    I’ve been watching a lot of the “What I spend in a day” videos on YouTube and figured it would be fun to do a blog post version as the first part of my “Living Alone”-series. I haven’t included any…

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    On not doing what you said you were going to do (aka …

    I’m sure everyone’s had that experience where you get really excited about doing something, tell the whole world about it, maybe even start it, and then burn-out and quit. If you’ve never done that, you’re magical and I would love…

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    My goals and resolutions for 2020

    No intro, just a list of everything I hope to achieve this year. Career goals Focus on growing this blog more Add different streams of income Last year, I did a course to become an English teacher. Haven’t done anything…

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    Looking back on 2019

    Hi, it’s been a while! Since we’re going into the new year, I’m trying to get back on it with posting regularly. And what better way to get ready for the new year than by reflecting on the last one?…

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    Have I lost my love for writing? // Living as an artist

    If you want to read more about what exactly the Living as an Artist-challenge is, you can read my original blog post on it here! I was twelve years old when I first discovered my love for writing. I’d just…

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    Knitting 101 // Living as an Artist

    Month two of my “Living as an Artist“-challenge is over. And this month was all about knitting. I bought some knitting needles from Amazon (the big ones, because they make knitting go a bit faster) and some fake wool from…

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    On following into someone else’s footsteps

    Almost all of us do it when we start a new job – we follow into someone else’s footsteps. It can be easy if we don’t know anything about the person we’re replacing, or if we have full confidence that…

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