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theusualshannanigans

Thoughts from a twenty-one year old girl, in blog form

A Guide to Father’s Day

Sunday, June 18th marks the day we celebrate fathers all over the UK, meaning us children have to dig into our pockets to find some sort of way to appropriately show our appreciation to our father figures. In my personal... Continue Reading →

Songs of Summer 2017

We've made it. After what feels like an eternity of cold fronts, dark evenings and winter clothing, summer is officially here. We've had (largely) nice weather and it's now possible to leave the house without having to cover every inch... Continue Reading →

House of Cards Series 5 Review: Is the House Falling?

To say the release of House of Cards Series 5 is timely would be an understatement. Following a power-hungry, controversial American president, the latest series has an irony that will half make you want to laugh and half make you want... Continue Reading →

Conquering Summer with Style

If you're from England or anywhere that suffers a similar climate, you will appreciate the challenge of summer. We spend months trying to put on as many layers as possible and invest in chunky knitwear, stylish-but-practical coats and dresses that... Continue Reading →

National Vegetarian Week: Tales from a Newly-Qualified Veggie

This week marks the beginning of National Vegetarian Week, a week where we are all encouraged to say “no” to meat and celebrate the world of vegetarian alternatives out there. Having recently become a vegetarian myself, I am 100% on... Continue Reading →

Are You Beach-Body Ready (And Why Do We Even Need to Be)?

We are now in the suitable period before summer where we can get excited for holidays, plan all the amazing things we're going to do and optimistically prepare ourselves for months of sunshine, relaxation and adventure. On the same note,... Continue Reading →

Flashback Friday: Revisiting My Mad Fat Diary

If you have happened to watch Channel 4 or any of its sister channels in the last week or two, you probably will have seen that the latest ‘blast from the past’ boxset they’ve been pushing has been 90’s teen... Continue Reading →

Deciding Your Whole Life in Your Twenties

I start this post with a word of warning: this is not an advice piece, but more of a pondering over the enormity of life choices we face as young people. If I knew any of the answers, I would... Continue Reading →

Is It Time to Give Your Life a Spring Clean?

April is the month where we see spring come into full bloom: farms are full of baby animals, the evenings are light at last, and the outside transforms from bare trees and dull skies to blossoming flowers and the promise... Continue Reading →

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