Saturday, 21 July 2018

Current Playlist | July 2018

It has been a while since I have written a post about my current music playlist - so I thought this month I would share it with you! I also want to apologise for the lack of posts as I have been feeling very unmotivated to write any posts, so just bear with me. However, I know I really want to blog my whole Universtiy experience so they will be coming in September/October.



Youngblood - 5 Seconds of Summer
Want You Back  - 5 Seconds of Summer
Talk Fast  - 5 Seconds of Summer
If Walls Could Talk  - 5 Seconds of Summer
Better Man  - 5 Seconds of Summer
Playinwithme - KYLE & Kehlani
Growing Pains - Alessia Cara
Only You - Cheat Codes & Little Mix
Birthday - All Time Low
Everything is Fine - All Time Low
Don't Want You Back - Bakermat & Kiesza
What I Need - Hayley Kiyoko & Kehlani
High Hopes - Panic! At The Disco
My Check - Yana
Jumpsuit - Twenty One Pilots
Nico and The Niners - Twenty One Pilots
Just My Type - The Vamps
Hair Too Long - The Vamps
Talk Later - The Vamps
For You - The Vamps
What Your Father Says - The Vamps
Cheap Wine - The Vamps & Kris Kross Amsterdam
Personal - The Vamps & Maggie Lindemann
Time Is Not On Our Side - The Vamps
Pictures of Us - The Vamps
A Little More - Alessia Cara
Nice for What - Drake


 

What is on your current playlist? 
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Monday, 9 July 2018

April - July Favourites | 2018

It has been a very long time since my last favourites post, 6 months to be exact... However, I thought I would combine the last few months all into one post as I haven't mentioned a lot of these things before on my blog. This favourites post won't actually have any makeup favourites because I am boring and use the same things everyday and I plan to talk about them in an 'everyday summer makeup routine' soon. Instead, it will consist of random stuff, fashion, tv shows, films, youtube and books.

I am currently in the process of changing my blog a little, the layout of my posts, some content and the general look of it. I have found a perfect premade template to use so hopefully this month you will see a few changes!

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RANDOM:

Back in May I caved and bought myself some stickers off redbubble and honestly, I have been obsessed with them ever since I have even picked out some more for me to order when payday comes. In total, I only picked out 11 and wish I picked more but I LOVE the ones I did pick.

If you do not understand them all then I will explain, they are all from tv shows apart from one which is from my favourite film, and well one is a tv show but also a movie (Marvel)  - Gilmore Girls (3), Friends, Riverdale, Teen Wolf, How I Met Your Mother. Criminal Minds, The Vampire Diaries / The Originals, Peter Pan and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (Marvel films also).

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FASHION:

I hardly ever share fashion favourites on my blog but ever since my birthday in March I have been wearing the same pair of shoes non-stop. It is actually getting a bit bad now because they are all I wear, but I have changed up a little bit now the heat wave has hit because they sadly do not match my outfits - if they did I would 100% be wearing them. So they are the 'Black and White Classic Checkerboard Vans' in a size 5 - sadly my feet have not grown in the past 8 years...

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TV SHOWS & FILMS:

Due to my exam's the number of tv shows I watched changed a lot, however, I did still watch lots because that is who I am and what I enjoy. I became obsessed with American Crime Story: The People vs O.J Simpson, The Big Bang Theory season 11 and Timeless season 2.

Once my exams were over I managed to watch a lot more tv shows, which consisted of Manhunt: Unambomber, Criminal Minds Season 13,  NCIS: New Orleans Season 4  and 13 Reasons Why Season 2. I am currently watching NCIS: Los Angeles from season 8 before I start binge-watching all of Orange is the New Black before the 27th July - that happens to be the day before I go on holiday so I will be able to download it for the plane and journey from the airport because it is long.


I managed to go to the cinema a lot over the past months as it was a good break from revision and a chance to hang out with a friend for a while, especially with a 2-4-1 ticket on a Tuesday or a Wednesday. Since my last post in January, I have seen Maze Runner: Death Cure, Black Panther, Love Simon, Infinity War pt1 (of course!) and Han Solo. I also watched several Netflix original movies, which included F*** The Prom, The Kissing Booth, Dude and Set it Up which were all brilliant and made me laugh a lot!

YOUTUBE: 

I have been watching a lot more youtube in recent months, mainly because I watch it in the morning whilst I am getting ready for sixth form and eating breakfast. This is mainly because I like to watch other people's lives to kind of help me feel motivated for the day, whereas if I was watching a tv show I would know it wasn't real.

The first is the wonderful Grace Fit UK who does a range of videos, and I think the reason I love her is that she is at University but still manages to work out every day, run her business and upload on youtube. She is very inspiring and her videos are so interesting, I especially love watching her 'what I eat in a day' or her 'university day in the life'.

My other favourite is completely different. As you know I am obsessed with true crime and everything to do with that, and one day I decided to watch some 'true crime' videos on youtube and found Caitlin Rose and her 'Mystery / True Crime' series on her youtube channel. Catilin is also a University student who does these videos once a week as well as doing fashion and lifestyle videos. These types of videos are honestly just so fascinating to me, I once spent a day watching these in between revising - it was brilliant. 

BOOKS:

I mentioned in my last post I finished my book back in May and hadn't picked up another since, well that has now changed. I had been browsing lots online and came across 'one of us is lying' and just added it to my books wishlist on Amazon thinking I would buy it for my holiday. However, I found it in Tesco, re-read the blurb and knew I had to buy it!


I started reading it on the 27th June and I sadly haven't read it a week because I have been busy (cleaning and watching tv shows) but I know I won't finish it before the 28th July so it will be coming to Spain with me. I have also started using 'good reads' which I saw Kayla (from kaylablogs) use and thought I would give it a go to track my books and my goal to read 5 books this year. Check it out what I am currently reading below:
 Megan Tucker's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (currently-reading shelf)  |  buy it on amazon 

What are your current favourite things?
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Friday, 22 June 2018

Let's Catch-Up | Life Updates 01

It has been a long time... however I am so excited to be back and have planned so many great things for this long summer - 3 months long to be exact.  I took a little break during exam season, which ended last Thursday (14th), as it got very stressful but I am glad they are over and done with so I can start focusing on the next step in my life. University.

I wanted to catch you guys up on what has been happening in my list recently and in the process of going to University, as well as random things in my life and my summer bucket list!

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LIFE UPDATES:
  • Back in November, I set off my UCAS application and if I am honest I did not expect to hear back from the Universities within a week let alone a day. I remember the exact moment when I received my first offer because it was in the middle of my Friday morning double geography lesson. I looked down at my phone to see the email and was like "no way that cannot be true" and my friends just looked at me and said, "you got an unconditional offer, that's amazing?". For weeks I didn't think it was true, I was very calm about the whole thing even when people congratulated me. 
  • On the 20th of December, to be exact, my firm choice was confirmed and I was officially going to be studying Criminology at DeMontfort University starting on 1st October 2018!
  • In February, Mum and I took our first trip to Europe together - Amsterdam. We also started planning our next trips together, consisting of Rome, Paris, Barcelona and New York - but that will be to celebrate Mum's 50th.
  • I turned 19 in March! 
  • Finally to recent weeks - I finished my A-levels, psychology and geography, and officially left sixth form forever! At first, it scared me a little because I have been in the same place for 8 years, I felt safe there. However, now I have a long break before my next adventure - University.
  • The day after my exams ended my friend, Rebecca, and I made a trip down the road to go and get my nail's done, do a little shopping and have some lunch. We found the cutest little 'tearoom' that was very reasonably priced and the food was amazing!! We decided to share our first freak-shake, which was a Nutella one. 
  • Love Island started about 2 and half weeks ago, and we, of course, the entire UK were inside their house and on the sofa at 9pm at night tuning into itv2. I have been a little behind but I spent Thursday afternoon catching-up and honestly it is brilliant! I adore this show, however, I do not think it is as good as last year and lots of people have been saying that this is 'the worst year yet'. Honestly, I am just here for Jack and Dani (who I watched in survival of the fittest earlier in the year) and Alex who I want to find love ASAP. - if you do not watch it or aren't from the UK then you are honestly missing out. 
  • I finished my book, Finding Aubrey (4/5 stars), in May and haven't really picked up another book since because I had been struggling to find time to read and hadn't found a book I really wanted to read. I have been creating many lists on Amazon full of books for me to order for my holiday, which is 5 weeks on Saturday! | buy it on amazon

  • Back in April I watched a tv show called American Crime story: The people vs O.J Simpson and became OBSESSED with everything and anything about it. I even watched a documentary about Robert Kardashian's influence on the case, it was so interesting to watch and brilliant because the tv show was based obviously based on a real-life event - Robert Kardashian was played by David Schwimmer... 
  • My playlist for this month has been on 24/7 for me, helping me through m revision and putting me in a brilliant mood. It mainly consists of Shawn Mendes as he released his new album and I am OBSESSED with it - 10/10 recommend. There is also Alessia Cara's new song, which was worth the wait! 

MY SUMMER BUCKET LIST: 
  1. Read 3 books or maybe more.
  2. Pass my theory test - my driving has been put on hold since December 2017, so my passing my theory is my main focus currently
  3. To get another tattoo - hehe yes I got one last June but you will see it soon, maybe ... 
  4. Try out yoga
  5. Eat a lot healthier
  6. Go to the gym at least 5 times a week 
  7. Watch a lot of new tv shows - I created a list throughout the exam process, and it got very long but I am very excited to watch them all. 
What are your plans for the summer? 

If anyone else had exams, I hope they went well but now we can all relax and have a nice long summer before the next chapter in our life or maybe the same thing. Either way, I hope you all have a lovely summer and I will be back with a new post every Saturday from now one!
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