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Giveaway | Vacation Lookbook

Getaway Lookbook

It’s giveaway time! If you follow L&L on Facebook then you already knew this was coming, if you don’t well go like it now to get the behind the scenes information. I’ve teamed up with a group of other bloggers to give you a chance to win $175 PayPal cash, I mean who doesn’t love a bit of […]

A Note on Books

Every book you read becomes a new room in your head — and I want to live in a mansion of people, universes, centuries, and phrases. There’s an air about someone who’s gallivanted, joyously, through a library in their early years that I revere — far more than I revere someone who has travelled the […]

An Unidentifiable Accent

After a year living abroad I’ve found myself in a funny place, I no longer feel at home here or there. I have rediscovered my need to travel and escape the everyday by spending hours looking at vacations and the occasional job listing throughout Europe. I’m once again lusting over foreign places and calculating how […]

What I Learned from Grad School

Through the course of completing my Masters and working on my dissertation, I have learned a very important lesson about higher education: the more you learn, the less you actually know. Ultimately grad school is one part self-doubt, one part criticism and one part stress. Just when you think you have figured something out and […]

My Heartfelt Thanks

The day is finally here, it’s the day I submit my dissertation! While this dissertation has become my baby over the last year I couldn’t have done it without the help and support of those closest to me. Although I wish I could recreate my entire dissertation here because I’m so proud of it, I doubt […]

Resolutions and Reminiscing

2015 was a wonderful year, I got to move to London, attend Westminster for my degree, found a job which I truly love and most importantly after 2 years of back and forth long distance Rich and I finally got to move in together and start a new chapter in our relationship. The end 2015 […]

How to balance studying and work

Books Read in 2015

I first got into blogging through Tumblr as a way to share ideas and reviews on books and see what everyone else was reading because I always running out of books to read. In 2014 I read over 80 books throughout the year and although I knew it would be different this year working and studying for […]

Winter Wonderland

Despite our busy schedule we managed to sneak in a date night to Winter Wonderland. It was the perfect night, not only did the weather cooperate but the food was on point and we even got to catch up with friends we haven’t seen in months. For those that don’t know Winter Wonderland has a […]

My Favourite Historical Novels

Looking to get lost in time? Try one of these historical novels to travel back in time and into another world all together… The Book Thief (by Markus Zusak) The Help (by Kathryn Stockett) Water for Elephants (by Sara Gruen) Atonement (by Ian McEwan) The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (by John Boyne) Or try one […]

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