THE CELTIC MANOR RESORT REVIEW

The Celtic Manor is a five-star hotel and spa located in the Usk Valley. Alex and I were thrilled to receive vouchers from my mum for Christmas 2017 to go towards a night away here and we finally got round to using them. I thought I would share how details of our stay for anyone thinking of visiting here in the future. Continue reading “THE CELTIC MANOR RESORT REVIEW”

BLOGMAS – DAY 23: HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

With three days to go, I finally made it home for Christmas break. I honestly feels so good to be back in my lovely, Welsh home town with my family. I know that this break is going to be short lived as I have to be back at uni by the 7th and also have exams and essays to work on but I am determined to make the most of it. Continue reading “BLOGMAS – DAY 23: HOME FOR CHRISTMAS”

BLOGMAS – DAY 9: WHAT’S ON MY CHRISTMAS TREE

I’m writing this Blogmas instalment after a very long day of weekend rehearsals. I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather the past few days – there’s some dreaded cold/flu bug going around that currently has me in its clutches. Thinking about going home for Christmas is giving me the push I need to get through the last two chaotic weeks of semester 1. Continue reading “BLOGMAS – DAY 9: WHAT’S ON MY CHRISTMAS TREE”

HOW I SPENT EASTER

Hello again! As I’m sure many of you will have guessed if you follow my Instagram, I am enjoying a much needed few weeks at home over Easter break. It is so nice to be able to take things at a slower pace and enjoy spending time with my family without the constant stress of uni taking over. Last easter was a pretty turbulent one as my dad had a stroke, so needless to say I was a bit anxious and apprehensive about the break this year. However, I have done some really lovely things so my anxiety is slowly disappearing. Here’s what I got up to… Continue reading “HOW I SPENT EASTER”

BEING A WELSH GIRL AT AN ENGLISH UNI

It’s no secret that I am probably the most patriotic Welsh gal you will meet and this is something that’s grown even stronger since I started university. Being Welsh comes with its own set of stereotypes and barriers in England, all of which I find absolutely hilarious! From not understanding my accent to all the sheep jokes under the sun and the confusion over the word ‘cwtch.’ As a result, I thought I’d share what it’s really like being a Welsh gal studying at an English university.  Continue reading “BEING A WELSH GIRL AT AN ENGLISH UNI”