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The moment you realise just how middle class you are

IF MY LIFE WERE A NOVEL: It was the third time that month that I found myself pacing up and down that same aisle, my eyes darting haphazardly over the shelves and my fists clenched into small, suffocated balls. ‘Where is it?!!!’ As I hit the end of the row, I let out a long… Continue reading The moment you realise just how middle class you are

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Shanghai: Yet Another Insightful Travel Blog

If I was starting to get homesick after my trips to Miami and Mumbai, then let’s just say that I suddenly felt just fine as I entered The Langham in Shanghai. Omgizzle. It was incroyable. As you walk through the gilded doors (held open by men in a top hats), this luscious floral smell hits your senses.… Continue reading Shanghai: Yet Another Insightful Travel Blog

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I have never looked as hot as I did in Miami

I am ashamed to say that I spent 5 days in Miami and I did not once listen to Will Smith. I don’t know what is wrong with me. It is like I have forgotten my former self. What I did do, however, was attain 36 mosquito bites within 30 minutes of the first interview… Continue reading I have never looked as hot as I did in Miami

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Why I Haven’t Been Writing Any Blogs

So, I’ve gone AWOL. Not actual AWOL. Just Blog AWOL. BLOGWOL. I keep opening my laptop, letting my fingers patter down on the keys (which is a lovely sound, by the way – like digital rain) yet whilst many an opening sentence has been constructed, no body, no content and certainly no conclusion has been… Continue reading Why I Haven’t Been Writing Any Blogs

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How I Went on Holiday to Barbados for £49

It’s exactly 4 weeks since we set off to Barbados. WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?! So, you’d basically have to be living underneath a rock that has been compressed by 12 heavier rocks to have escaped the absolute smugness that was my trip to the caribbean. But what’s that? You didn’t hear about it? (Ha… Continue reading How I Went on Holiday to Barbados for £49

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Working on the ITV Leader’s Debate for the General Election 2015

When I heard that ITV were doing the leader’s debate, I wanted in straightaway. After plenty of vocal declarations (‘POLITICS IS DEAD GOOD, YEAH’) in the office, I was told they were looking for some volunteers to look after the leaders and their ‘crew’. Each party was assigned a VIP runner, a leader runner and… Continue reading Working on the ITV Leader’s Debate for the General Election 2015