Life Update – I’m Back!

Good news guys, I am back! I’m sorry for not being around the whole of May, there’s been a lot going on in my life. If you follow me on either Twitter or Instagram, you’ll know that I’ve officially finished university! Woop, woop! This is another reason for not blogging, but I am pleased to say, there will be one post at least once a week.

You may be lucky and have two, all depending on if I’ve got good content to produce for you. Another big milestone in my life currently is the big move! Now, my Dad has officially left the Royal Navy, which means as a family we have to move as we live in a Navy property. Meaning, we are moving five hours up the road! I live in Plymouth, a city in the South West, my family all live in the Midlands.

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March Favourites

I can not believe how fast 2017 is going! One minute it was 1 March and now March is finished and April is in full swing. That means a wrap up of my favourite things from March. For me, March was pretty busy as I traveled a lot during the month, first I went to London for an interview for a Magazine Training Course with Press Association.

I had a lovely time in London, I was only there for a day but as the interview was in the morning, I was able to spend the afternoon sightseeing! Which I loved as I haven’t had a stroll around London in a while, when I went for my Autosport interview for the Junior Programme I was busy all day. Press Association is based a ten minute walk from Buckingham Palace, so I jumped at the chance to visit there.

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Artemis & Xena February 2017

Subscription Boxes are becoming more popular amongst everyone, as no matter what your interests are, I guarantee there will be a box out there for you. As you know, I am subscribed to Infinity Crates, a crate filled with entertainment goodness. I love receiving this every month, as I never know what I’m going to receive until I open it up.

I came across a new Subscription Box, Artemis & Xena, I immediately fell in love as I love the concept of the box. Ani founded Artemis & Xena after struggling with her mental well-being as a teenager and during the first year of University. A change of thinking and lifestyle helped her to get through her difficulties, therefore she wants to help other women who may be facing difficulties too using what helped her.

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February Favourites

Where on earth did February go! Felt like yesterday that it was the end of January, now it’s the end of another month and on to another Favourites. It was quite tricky for this month, as there was nothing that stood out to me like last month. I have managed it though and here is a summary of those things I’ve enjoyed this month!

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Random Question Generator

I believe Q&As are the perfect way to get to know a person, I love finding out more about a person. Recently I came across a post by Like Sally Bee that takes a spin on the normal Q&A. Instead of her asking her followers, she used a Random Question Generator to get her questions, you can check out her post here!

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Planner Girls Collective // Recent Stationery Purchases

Welcome to another edition of Planner Girls Collective. If you missed a previous edition, you can find them all here.

This week’s topic is Recent Stationery Purchases. If you know me, you’ll know that I adore my stationery! I am addicted to buying and using stationery. I think I’ve pretty much got everything you’ll ever need, most of it though I have yet to find a use. I think January is the perfect month to pick up stationery supplies, as everywhere has discounts.

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Planner Girls Collective // 2017 Bucket List

I’m pleased to say there will be a new weekly segment on An Ocean Glimmer. Along with other Bloggers, we will be chatting about a different topic every Monday. This is a recent group I’ve become a part of through FacebookPlanner Girls Collective was created by The Stationery Geekette aka Emma-Louise Smith.

I’m really excited by the prospects of this group, along with having the opportunity to meet some amazing blogs! The first topic for 2017 is 2016 Planner Overview/Aims for 2017. I thought this was perfect timing, as we are now into January and I should probably set out some goals for this year to make it a special year!

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2016 Highlights & Recap

Before you can move forward with the New Year, I think it’s always good to look back on the previous year to see your achievements. Looking at it, 2016 has been quite a successful year for me! A lot has happened and I am really proud of myself. I thought I would share with you today my highlights of 2016.

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Soap & Glory Bubble Decker Bus Tour

It always seems to help to know the correct person when it comes to events in Plymouth, especially those that just don’t seem to be advertised nearly enough as others. I know the Soap & Glory Student Ambassador at Plymouth University, who kindly invited me to the Soap & Glory Bubble Decker Bus Tour last week.

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Work experience in London with Teneo Blue Rubicon

A couple of weeks back, I received some good news, I was accepted for work experience that I applied for with the PR agency, Teneo Blue Rubicon. Now this was really good news for me as the company are based in London. So it’s a really good experience and something good to put on my CV.

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