Summer List

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SUMMER PLANS:

This year I have quite a few plans. First of all I am going to Portugal with my family for 10 days, then as soon as I get back I am moving to London for 3 weeks to work with Firefly media. I got work experience there through a lady I baby sat for!! Exciting, I will explain more about it when it comes to it. Then I have BOOMTOWN and am going to Malaga with my friends at the beginning of September. These are my main plans but also have a lot of little days out and festivals planned as well!

FAVOURITE SUMMER DRINK:

Pimms or Thatchers and Black, I normally drink wine but I feel like it is more for the Winter. Wine can be a bit thick especially when it is so warm outside.

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MOST FUN SUMMER MEMORY:

Probably Glastonbury festival last year (2017), Glastonbury festival is the best place in the world and will always be the best part of the Summer. But it is not on this year 😦

FAVOURITE BBQ FOOD:

Big fat burger, I do love a hot dog as-well with onions cheese and lots of KETCHUP, yum!!

MY DREAM SUMMER DESTINATION:

I would love to go to Bali, it looks beautiful!! I want to do a big holiday next year with Solly because we are not going away together this year apart from our group holiday.

FAVOURITE SUMMER PLACE:

When it is warm I love just spending the Summer at the pub. Being sat outside while the sun goes down, perfect.

FAVOURITE SUMMER SENT:

Paddle boarding, kaiaking & my favourite Summer scent

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IM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO:

At the moment I am really looking forward to BOOMTOWN!! Just 2 weeks left of work experience in London.

3 THINGS I LOVE MOST ABOUT THE SUMMER:

1.THE WEATHER (well its very hit and miss in England, haha!) 2. Spending time outside with friends and family. 3. Festival season!!!

The beginning of the Summer…

If you have followed my blog for a while you would know that I make little videos of everything I do. I have had absolutely no motivation to make any at the moment but finally picked myself up and put together a ‘Beginning of the Summer’ video, more like a Spring 2018 video to be honest! These are all videos from January to May, including the BU Summer Ball, University fun, Love Saves the Day, a weekend in Bath, Bristol and a lot more.

Hopefully throughout the Summer I will be making a lot more, let me know if you like it!

TB to Summer’17

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Its a Thursday afternoon and I am packing for my family holiday to Portugal on Sunday, so I thought I would share with you a few of my favourite throwbacks to Summer of 2017 – the best Summer of my life!!

Last year I started the Summer with Glastonbury festival, but unfortunately it is not on this year 😦 if it was, all my friends and I would be extremely excited right now!! As well as going to BoomTown I attended lots of little day festivals, as well as going to Tenerife and London with my boyfriend, and Barcelona with my Mum and Sister. The whole of August was jam packed.

This Summer I am spending a lot of time working but also have lots of fun things plan. Follow me to keep up with my Summer!

Love Saves The Day 2018

This is a very annual post as I have blogged about this day for the past 2 years, but it is that time again!! SUMMER.

(I look very sweaty in every single photo)

Love Saves The Day is a weekend festival in Bournemouth that I have attended for the past 3 years to kick off the Summer, but this year it was even better. I had finished exams, the sun was out and everyone was happy.

SHOCKOUT 2017

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On Saturday a huge group of us got a coach (I booked a mini bus but a coach turned up) to Shock Out, which is a big event that got put on at the Bath and West show ground. All I can describe it as was a mini festival, apart from the fact by the time it got to mid-night it was -4 degrees. We arrived to the event at about 9 and got picked up at 4:30AM when it begun to die down. The acts included J Hus, Darkzy, Shy FX, King of the Rollers, My Nu Leng, High Contrast and so many more. There were 4 different stages, all being the same size but I only stayed at one which was called The Blaze. I am a bit annoyed I did not search the grounds a bit more, but I was so happy in the exact same spot for 8/9 hours with everyone.

Dress – MissGuided

Shock out is a big organisation and this is the first year it has been put on. It is at the exact same place as WestFest which is a Halloween rave which takes place every year. I would definitely recommend this event as it reminds you of the festival season which is only in a few months.

I hope you enjoy this short post, I am sorry it is so full of photographs.

Tokyo World 2017

Tokyo World is a day event in Bristol that my friends and I have attended the last 2 years. It is at Eastville Park, the same place as Love Saves the Day. This year people such as Ocean Wisdom, Wilkinson, Delta Heavy, Ed Solo and Wiley played. Wiley didn’t seem to actually turn up to the festival which my boyfriend was very disappointed about. My highlight was definitely Wilkinson as we were altogether when they played and everyone knows their songs.

Saturday morning I got the train to Bristol from Bournemouth at 9:00AM where my best friends Jess and Kelsey picked me up and we went to Adams Uni house. We all had a couple of drinks at his, then got the bus to Eastville park. When Tokyo World had ended we all went back to Adams for an after party and then I drove my car back to Uni the next day.

It has been a busy couple of weeks.

BOOMTOWN 2017

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A weird and wonderful 4 days: 10th – 13th August

Last week I attended Boomtown festival for the very first time with my best friend Kelsey. There has always been a lot of hype about this festival where we are from, so we thought it was about time we tried it out. The tickets were around £200 so the same price as Glastonbury but it was 100% worth the money. We set off Thursday morning at 5:00AM and drove to Hampshire. I drove with Kelsey, my friend Adam and Maddie – who left the festival on the Saturday as she was not enjoying it. We got in the queue at 8:00AM and sat on our camping chairs in the mud until they finally opened the gate at 1:00PM. Boomtown don’t normally open their gates until 12:00AM but we had to wait another hour because they were waiting for their sniff dogs. Once we were finally through that first stage we had to join another queue, where we handed in our tickets and got a wrist band. They did not start letting people through to that section until 2:30PM. After that we had to queue again, just for them to scan the barcodes on our wrist bands. By this point it was just getting ridiculous. The scanner had broke because the wifi was not working and there was no service where we were. After a while of waiting in that queue they decided to just let us in. This is when I realised the organisation at this festival was rubbish.

Kels, Maddie and I camped at Mayfair with a couple of other friends from home, but the whole festival Kelsey and I just spent together making our own fun. I can definitely say we explored the whole festival as most of the day time we spent in different sections. My favourite stage was the Lions Den because it was really relaxed and nice when to watch acts while the sun was going down. If I have to explain this festival as anything, it would be that it is full on. You do not have time to rest.

I will definitely be going back next year!

Sequences 2017 | Motion Bristol

On Saturday I went to a day event at Motion called Sequences. We got there at around 2:00PM/3:00PM after getting the bus from home to Bristol. Thankfully we missed the rain when we arrived before it completely tipped it down at around 5:00PM for the rest of the day. At the event there were 3 different stages, The Blast, Bandulu and Critical. Chase and Status DJ and Flava D were the best acts although the whole day was amazing. We all stayed in Bristol at our friends Uni home, when the boys all went back out in Bristol but us girls took over the bed.

My Outfit: 

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Godney Gathering 2017

On Saturday night I went to Godney Gathering with my best friends. If you have been following my blog for a while you will see that I went last year and had the best evening! This year was also great but was such a rush. I finished work at 6:00PM and went strate there, even though I was knackered, hungover and stank from the night before. Being the trooper that I am, I downed half a bottle of wine before I got there meaning I did feel a lot more relaxed.

If you didn’t know, Godney Gathering is a family festival which is taken place in Godney. This is near where I live. It is a small event where a couple of bands play, with festival food, clothes stoops and even a silent disco! It goes on all day and you can even camp, I really recommend it if you just wanted a nice day out with your friends or even your kids as it is extremely children friendly. The music turns off at midnight which is when the festival ends. From there, my friend Jess gave me a lift to another friends house where I met my boyfriend and went home. It was an earlier night than before but the next day was still a massive struggle.

Boyfriend | Glastonbury Festival 2017

I love you…

This Festival is Solly and I’s fourth Glastonbury spent together. Although the second one we were technically not together we still spent the whole time with each other. It is crazy to think how much we have changed but there is nobody I would enjoy this festival with more. He is the only person who stays out with me until the sunrises, the person who looks after me when I get into a state and probably the only person who doesn’t care how much I stink.

Glastonbury is not on until next year, so lets let the 718 day count down and to many more Summer adventures.