I Don’t Know About You, But I’m Feelin’ 22!


Jokes, LOL. It was my birthday a month and a half ago, but there’s nothing like being a month and a half late to your own birthday blog party, right? RIGHT!

So, here’s a blog post about it – mainly because I’ve been in Australia for about 6 weeks now and I am feeling super nostalgic and I am missing my friends a lot. 

For the past two years, my birthdays were spent in London and Budapest, and I realised that I never had a proper Nottingham birthday. Nottingham has such a huge piece of my heart that I felt it was only right to travel back there for one phenomenal final weekend before I jetted off to Australia the next week.

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Walking the Plank in Seminyak

Last week I posted about the insanely fun hen party thrown for my sister in Seminyak, the party centre of Bali. In that post, I told you to keep your eyes peeled for more Bali-licious posts coming your way, and well, here’s another one.

My big sis wasn’t the only bride-to-be on our luxurious week in the Balinese sun – which meant that the black and gold I was rocking for one night wasn’t the only fancy dress present. The fancy dress requirement was my absolute dream because if you don’t already know, I bloody love fancy dress. In the past I’ve rocked Belle, Captain America, Alice in Wonderland, and Gretchen Weiners, to name just a few, and I was pumped to discover the theme of this Hen’s day was sailor themed. 

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A Treat for Two | Hallmark Hotel & Spa

How many times have you and your gals spammed your squad chat with plans for a spa day? If you’re anything like me, it’s probs a lot, and if you’re a little bit more like me, you’ve probs never managed to actually get yourself on one.

Maybe it’s because going for a spa day sounds way indulgent, or because trying to organise your best gals to be free on the same day, at the same time, and find a place that offers a sick deal on facials and massages, sounds more like an impossible mission than whatever it is that Tom Cruise has been doing for the last four films. Whatever it is, I reached the ripe old age of 22 before I finally booked in for my first ever trip to the spa.

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Happy Hens, with love from Bali XO

I’ve been living in Australia for a good couple of weeks now, and it’s been pretty damn sweet. The sun has been shining, I get to snuggle up to two adorable doggos every night, and it turns out that my sister is quite the accomplished chef.

But before I landed Down Under, I spent a glorious few days in the Just Above Down Under, also known as Bali. Wait, what do you mean Bali isn’t commonly known as the Just Above Down Under? Oh, whatever.

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Home Sweet Home?

Okay, so, I’m home. I’ve actually been home for almost 7 weeks now, and I have to be honest and say that I’m not really enjoying it. Home, JSYK, is where I live in Hull with my mum and dad when I’m not living life to the max at university. And since I graduated almost 7 weeks ago, I’m kind of no longer living life to the max at university, yaknow?

I know I’m probably not the only person who’s ever gone home after uni has unceremoniously given you a ceremony and kicked you out, and I know I’m probably not the only one who’s struggled with the transition, but like, I’m really struggling with the transition.

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