Book Review: The Foundling by Stacey Halls

Blurb: “Six years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London’s Foundling Hospital, Bess Bright returns to reclaim the child she has never known. Dreading the worst – that Clara has died in care – the last thing she expects to hear is that her daughter has already been reclaimed – by her. Her lifeContinue reading “Book Review: The Foundling by Stacey Halls”

SW Coastal Road Trip Day 4 – St Ives, Lands End & Newquay

We woke up refreshed andready to go for another day of exploring the South West coast! Waking up In the Hobbit Homes was really cool and very refreshing. You stepped straight outside into the fresh air so it was nice to have a cuppa and enjoy the fresh morning weather! Once we had walked downContinue reading “SW Coastal Road Trip Day 4 – St Ives, Lands End & Newquay”

The Global Quarantine Diaries – Jess

1. Where in the world are you located?  I live in Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. A nice northern town well known for our accents! Not the most exciting place to be for lockdown though.  2. What is lockdown regulations like there?  In England at the start of lockdown it was a strict ‘stay home,Continue reading “The Global Quarantine Diaries – Jess”

Exploring Paris, A walking tour of our own – Day 1

So my wonderful man brought me to Paris on the Eurostar for my birthday! What a hero. This was just before everything got shut down due to Covid-19. So we were lucky we managed to get our trip in when we did. We stayed in London the night before at Kings Cross before getting outContinue reading “Exploring Paris, A walking tour of our own – Day 1”

Sri Lanka – My First Exposure to Modern Day Slavery & The Devastating Reality

The Tea Plantation We headed in our busloads to a small tea plantation based about 40 minutes outside of Kandy. It was certainly an experience I don’t think a lot of us were ready for. As we arrived we were lead down a set of stairs over to a populated area where we were then broughtContinue reading “Sri Lanka – My First Exposure to Modern Day Slavery & The Devastating Reality”

Sri Lanka Youtube Series – Part 1

IT IS FINALLY HERE NEED I SAY MORE? OUR TRIP TO SRI LANKA PART 1/4 BLOG POSTS TO FOLLOW

Portugal – SURFS UP!

We surfed on the beaches every day and it was such a huge gorgeous beach! Visit http://www.studentsurftrips.com for more info on these trips! When we got there everyday we would all work as a team to take the boards down to the water and set our base camp. The surf instructors back at the lodgeContinue reading “Portugal – SURFS UP!”

Portugal – Staying in a Surf Lodge

The Surf Lodge we stayed in was in Lagos, Jah Shaka Surf Lodge, and god it was Beautiful. It was about a half an hour – 45 Minute taxi ride from the airport, I’m not sure how much the taxi cost, It was a 9 seater that was full and it was a couple euros each!Continue reading “Portugal – Staying in a Surf Lodge”

Amsterdam – Travel & Other things to help you get around.

I didn’t realise how far out of the centre our flat was until we jumped on Bus 22 and sat for 9 stops/20 minutes with our suitcases trying to figure out where we were going, this was after getting from the airport to the centre, getting all the tickets we needed and more.  ***** The Travel:Continue reading “Amsterdam – Travel & Other things to help you get around.”

Amsterdam – Good Coffee & Better Food

I’ll Start off with where we ate, but if you’re more interested in the coffee shops, scroll down!  ***** Out for food!; Wheres good for grub? Okay, Although we didn’t really go mad with where we went for food & we tried not to go with standard chain restaurants, that did fail a few times butContinue reading “Amsterdam – Good Coffee & Better Food”