Saturday, 29 August 2015

Titan Zip-Wires

So as promised I'm posting the footage of my zip-wire experience at Zip World in Snowdonia. I had so much fun and will definitely, if I get the chance, go on the longest zip line in Europe next time!

I tried and tried to upload the video on my blog but the quality was awful so I uploaded it to YouTube instead.
I'll leave the link below

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Fruity Smoothies: Mixed Fruit

Quite often I find that having a smoothie in the morning can make me feel more awake and ready for the day. So I thought I would show you some of the fruit mixes I do on a regular basis.

This smoothie contains the following:
  • Orange
  • Pineapple
  • Apple
  • Blueberries
  • Red Currents
  • 1/2 Lime
So to make sure my smoothies are cold I use frozen fruit and this time I decided to use a ready mix fruit salad bag as well as Red Currents and Blueberries. I find it's easier to buy these bags of fruit and then choose the fruit you want from the bags, rather than buying fresh fruit and freezing it yourself.

The Red currents have quite a sharp bitter taste which I like as its subtle when mixed with the rest. I also added half a lime just to give it a bit of extra flavour.

Normally I use juice, such as cranberry or orange but as we didn't have any in I just used filtered water. If you want to make the smoothie a bit more health you can add yogurt and oats or milk etc... to make it more substantial.

Once its blended all together and all the lumps have been whizzed you're ready to pour it into a glass and drink you fruity creation!

Let me know if you'd like to see more posts like this & what kind of smoothies you like to drink!

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Summer Holidays

So this summer holiday I think has been one of the best ones to date, I've been in Wales for a week catching up with 2nd cousins and distant relatives I haven't seen in years. A week later we headed down to London to do several touristy things. Then the next week I went on a short trip to the Lake District.

~Week 1~
We were staying with my dads cousin who lives somewhere near Welshpool in the middle of the countryside. This is the view from there house which was beautiful in the evening. I seriously want to live somewhere like that when I grow up.

We visited Coed-y-Brenin waterfalls that had some lovely prayer flags tied across the river, it felt so peaceful here.

We went on several walks and a 12 mile bike ride around Lake Vyrnwy throughout the week which was probably the most exercise I've done in a while haha. One of the highlights had to be going on the Titan zip-wires in Snowdonia. I had filmed it with a GoPro which I may add in a later post as I currently don't have the footage, the views were amazing. I will definitely go on the longest zip-wire in Europe next time which can reach speeds of 100mph!!

~Week 2~
In the second week we travelled down to stay just outside of London where my dads partner lives with her kids. We went to the Harry Potter Tour which was amazing, I could spend all day looking at the little details they added to the films that you so rarely see as well as the technical drawings of the buildings and machines in the film.

I tried Butterbeer which I found out I'm not really a fan of, for those who have never tried it it's like an ice-cream soda but mega sweet!

We also visit Madame Tussaud whilst in London which had a crazy long queue. Here's me with ET & Mo Farah!

~Week 3~
I went to the Lake District with my mum & sisters for a couple of days and we walked around Blea Tarn and visited Aira Force. We'd been staying in a little wooden pod at Great Langdale campsite which was just a walk away from the tarn. The Lakes are always so beautiful even on the gloomiest days which is why it's my favourite holiday destination!

After coming back from the three week extravaganza I realized I have all of my homework & applications for Uni etc... to do in the last two weeks. I tell myself every time not to leave these things until last minute and I clearly never listen haha!

Monday, 3 August 2015

~July Favourites~

Well July went really fast and I can't believe it's August already, crazyy! Here are my favourites from the past month!

Rimmel Scandaleyes:
The first thing I've been loving is Rimmel's Scandaleyes eyeliner. It's got a superfine tip and is so easy to use and can create the perfect wing (however I still need to perfect this skill myself).

Rimmel Kate Moss Lipstick:
I have these in shade 01 and 03 these are probably the best drugstore lipsticks I've used and the nude lipstick is a beautiful colour. Oo and also they smell like sweets, who doesn't love that!
01: bottom      03: top

H&M Cat Sweater:
My fashion favourite this month is this H&M cat sweater. If you didn't know I'm a mad cat person and I thought it was about time I express it through clothing. I just love this cat sweater! Sorry about the creases it had been packed to go on holiday!

Channel 4 - Humans:
I have a TV favourite this month, Humans which is on channel 4. I've absolutely loved watching it, for those who haven't seen it its about synths (robots) that assist humans with housework etc, however they discover there are synths that can have feelings and are more like humans than the rest. The finale was yesterday but I highly recommend you watch it on catch up! I'm hooked and so glad there is a second series coming out next year!

Now this month I've had some Blogger/YouTuber favourites.

Bambino Becky - Youtuber:
I love how bubbly and crazy Becky is and have thoroughly enjoyed watching her videos this month after discovering her! I can see her going far with her YouTube career. Here's her channel for those who want to check it out!

Holly White - Blogger & Youtuber:
Holly's blog is serious blog inspiration it's such a pretty blog and looks so professional. I love reading all of her blog posts especially outfit posts as she has such a great style! Her YouTube is like an extention of her blog with great favourites and outfit videos! You can check out her blog here and YouTube channel here.