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Summer time

Hello all you wonderful people   I hope you are all enjoying your summer, and stocking up stories to tell. It is that time of the year again, where change is in the air, decisions are being made, good-byes are said and suitcases are filled up. No matter which university you’re off too in a

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Party in the USA

Greetings from New Jersey – long time no see! Hope you are all doing well and are enjoying the summer break, I’m currently sat on a break at an arts camp in New Jersey. I’ve been here for just over 5 weeks now and am in the mid-session camper turnover at the moment. So what’s

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Of Work, Art, and a little Biophysics

Once you’ve walked into the main entrance of Addenbrooke’s Hospital and to the left of the turning out of the main concourse towards “All Wards and Departments” there is a mural by Quentin Blake, the artist well known for the illustrations of Roald Dahl’s story collection and David Walliams weird books. (Roald Dahl is a particularly good

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Roath Park

Roath Park is one of the many green spaces that can be found in Cardiff, and a popular place to relax especially after exams. Located about a 10 minute walk away from most of Cathays, Roath Park is split into two main parts, the lake and botanical garden part and the recreation part. Don’t worry

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Guess who’s back!

No its not Eminem, its me.. and I am back in China for the second year running. I just couldn’t keep away from the polluted airways and congested cities. Last year i spent 4 weeks of my summer studying Chinese culture at Zeijiang University, China. Now I am back with a vengeance, to boost my

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Here, there and everywhere..

Hi lovely readers! Just  a quick post on what I’ve been up to since leaving Cardiff… and also a few tips on what you could do before coming to Cardiff University! I’m currently working three jobs, and today I get the pleasure of going to all three of them! Haha! Getting a job over the

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Day Trip to Oakwood and City Road Food Rampage

Wanna know the best thing about Cardiff? City Road. Wanna know the worst thing about Cardiff? City Road. You will get fat…and you will like it. Not like “Oh look at my cute little food baby” fat… I’m talking discovering-my-long-lost-twin-and-endeavouring-to-ingest-her-so-now-my-BMI-has-doubled-and-I’m-a-chubba-monster…fat. Excuse the implied cannibalism and let me explain. So Cardiff is pretty multicultural. It’s a

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