What I Learned From Living Alone

I moved away from home in 2013 for university and spent three years house sharing in Sunderland. While the experiences certainly taught me a lot and I don’t regret moving out and living with other people, when it came to leaving university and taking on a full time job, I felt like it was the right time for me to live alone. I moved into a one bed flat in Sunderland in July 2016 and lived there until I changed careers in March 2017 and it made sense financially to move back home. I spent the better part of a year living on my own and in this post I’ll be sharing some of the most valuable lessons I learned from the experience.


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What I’m Watching This Autumn

The nights are pulling in, the temperature has dropped and the heating is officially on. I don’t know about you, but I find that the TV gets way better in the winter! I love grabbing a cup of tea snuggling up in bed with tonnes of blankets and my fluffy dressing gown and catching up with my favourite shows. Read on to find out what I’m currently obsessed with.

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Adding Your Own Touches to a Rented Home

Last summer I took a big step in my personal life and took up a tenancy on a one bedroom flat. Whilst I have lived away from home for three years now, this was my first time living without roommates. I have absolutely loved the experience so far and have especially enjoyed personalising it to my taste. A large factor to take into consideration when thinking about renting is that decorating is very rarely allowed, however I have a few tips on how to add your own style to your new home.

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