YEAR ABROAD : UPON ARRIVAL À PARIS

YEAR ABROAD : UPON ARRIVAL À PARIS

As a Modern Foreign Languages student, my degree involves an Erasmus year abroad study or work placement in this, my third year. I have just arrived in Paris and quite frankly, that's both so very exciting and absolutely terrifying all at the same time. Until very recently my year abroad has seemed like a distant, abstract [...]

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BREAK IN BARÇA

BREAK IN BARÇA

I'm a sucker for a city break so when mumma suggested a girly Easter getaway, I was so down. We decided on Barcelona, having both wanted to visit for some time, and what a fabulous decision it was. Arriving on morning of the Tuesday 11th and flying home on the afternoon of Friday 14th April, [...]

THE POETRY of SYLVIA PLATH

THE POETRY of SYLVIA PLATH

"Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences." - Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath. . . . Who doesn't want to live by such a statement? The beauty of Plath's poetry is something I (amongst many others I imagine) find so difficult to articulate. It's far from cheerful, of course. [...]

LUNCH at MADAME FROMAGE

LUNCH at MADAME FROMAGE

Having wanted to lunch at 'Madame Fromage' since starting university in Cardiff back in September, I finally got round to going last week and I have to say it did not disappoint. Located in one of the pretty Cardiff arcades, it makes for the perfect lunching spot. Upon arrival, we were told that there would [...]

MY ETSY SHOP

MY ETSY SHOP

With this post today, I'm bringing something a little different to the table. I started this blog with a post about the book that got me interested in starting to read again, Lolita. Although I am still working my way through my 'TO READ' list and will continue to post about reading from time to time, [...]