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7 things to consider when renting as a student

Renting for the first – or even the second, third or fourth – time as a student can be a daunting task. With a little renting savvy and some all-important research, however, it’s a process that becomes second nature. Here’s an inside look at hidden costs and things to anticipate when renting a student property. Price vs location It’s easy to go for the cheapest housing option, but you’ll want to make sure you don’t sacrifice proximity to uni. Balance the two so that you don’t end up spending the money you would have saved on a bus fare. Before…

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A Student’s Home away from Home

If you’re heading off to university and leaving home for the first time, then one of the big things that are going to be on your mind is where you’re going to live. Will it be as nice as your room at home? Will it be comfortable and cosy? The secret to feeling happy is to make it your home away from home – and there are lots of ways you can do this. Here are some ideas to get you thinking. Choose a Place You Like When you’re looking for somewhere to live, try and find somewhere that you…

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Unique Wedding Gift Ideas with UncommonGoods

Whether it’s a Birthday, Anniversary or a Wedding, purchasing the perfect present can be a hard task. I recently came across a US-based website called UncommonGoods which has a selection of great gifts. As you can probably guess from the website’s name, it’s home to many unique items. They have a large selection of wedding gifts including personalised items which you can check out here for the happy couple or even Bridesmaid’s and Groomsmen. I love the personalised touch when it comes to wedding gifts. Getting the newly married couple something with their names on is a great idea. I love…

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My Summer Holiday Reading List

I’ll hold my hands up and say that I’m not the biggest reader in the world but when I’m on holiday I end up reading four or five books in a week. Especially when I’m travelling long distance on planes, I like to have a book with me to keep my occupied. The guys over at Holiday Gems got in touch to see if I’d like to choose out some books to take away with me on my travels. I thought I would share which ones are currently on my reading list and would be perfect to take away on…

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Top Tips for Working in an office at home

I’m currently in a very fortunate position where I can work on my blog from home full-time. Whilst I do spend a few days a week out of office at meetings, shoots and working on different projects, I do have a home office. Working from home might sound like a bed of roses but I found it a hard adjustment to be proactive and not get too distracted. I’m pretty sure I could be crowned the procrastination queen but I’ve been working hard to make sure I get my sh*t together and get my butt in gear. This ship won’t…

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Kaiser Baas X90 1080p Action Camera

Last week, I was in sunny Spain at Benicassim Music Festival having the time of my life. I’m currently avoiding the rain and sat with the heating on. What is going on?! Isn’t this supposed to be Summer in the UK? Benicassim Festival is primarily in the evening with the headliners not even coming on stage until after midnight. This gave us the chance to chill at the beach and I decided to bring my new Kaiser Baas X90 1080p Action Camera* along to play with. I’m sure you’ll all know by now that I’m not the most technical person. I…

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