NERJA, SPAIN

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Between being ill and spending a month travelling around the USA, it’s been a long time since I’ve sat down and typed something up.

A couple of months ago I travelled to Nerja, a coastal town in Southern Spain for my sister’s wedding. Nerja is known for its gorgeous seaside views from the Balc√≥n De Europa, long beaches and gorgeous white architecture.

Did I get up to a great deal in Nerja? Kinda, I spent tons of time with family and friends, being there for a wedding was a much different ‘travel’ experience than any I’ve had before. It mainly involved a lot of nursing hangovers around a pool – that’s something I could get used to.

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11 THINGS TO DO IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

Edinburgh is truly one of the most beautiful cities in the United Kingdom. I don’t know anyone who has anything but the highest of praise for this gorgeous place full of history, great views and banging food.

Below are a couple of things you can get up to in Scotland’s Capital

Live your Harry Potter fantasy

Edinburgh is the birthplace of Harry Potter, more on that later, and Hogwarts itself is located within Scotland, so you can really get your jush as a Harry Potter fan. You’ll find a few Harry Potter themed stores in Edinburgh, namely on the colourful Victoria street, again, more on that later.

You can get yourself a bottle of Butterbeer in The Boy Wizard, one of the biggest and most fun Harry Potter attractions there is in the city.

 

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BOOHOO MAN x PEPSI

A few months ago I was contacted by Boohoo Man in relation to their super cool Summer ’18 collaboration with Pepsi, The Art of Football Capsule Collection.

This range is inspired by street art all over the world and brings together the worlds of art and football. I’m becoming more and more of a big ol’ art nerd, I did go as Van Gogh for Halloween, after all. And I’m actually getting back into football for once, with a fantasy team named after my new hero, Mo Salah.

The kind folks at Boohoo gifted me a couple of pieces to shoot and style.

SKATER FIT LONG SLEEVE T-SHIRT

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MOST LISTENED TO

It’s been a hot minute since my last edition of ‘Most Listened To’. Since the last one I’ve been gallivanting around Europe and South America, here we are back in the UK, with the ability to listen to anything I want, not just things I have saved offline!

The only rule we have in Most Listened To is that only one song per artist can be featured in the top 10. So, pour one out for the extra Sigrid and Chvrches songs we lost this week. Here is the last one.

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The Bizarre Journey of Ginger Self-Acceptance

Happily being ginger in the land of gingers, Ireland.

Since I was a wee bab I’ve been a redhead, a ranga, firecrotch, carrot top, kissed by fire – ginger. I’ve heard all of these nicknames and more. The interesting thing is that people are ALWAYS so proud of themselves when they throw out a nickname associated with gingers as an insult. Like in my 23 years of having a giant quiff of ginger hair plopped on my skull that no one else I’ve EVER encountered has said it before them in that precise moment of time.

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