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Why I’m moving home and dreaming about windows [ad*]

This week I gave notice at my flat and at the end of the month I will be moving home, back in with my parents.

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Brooklyn, New York – Photo by Chris Barbalis

Considering I am closer to 30 than 25, and currently living with my boyfriend (P), this was not an easy decision to make. Even as I sent the email P asked me: “Are we crazy?”

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Lessons from Love Island 2018: The good, the bad and the unrealistically gorgeous

Whenever people judge me for watching Love Island, which most do very openly, I tell them that they are missing out on a fascinating microcosm of modern day society and dating.

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I honestly think what we see on Love Island – how men and women interact with each other as well as one another – represents how people interact in real life.

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Artists needed to create installations at new hotel

Artists from all around the world could have the opportunity to create an installation in a brand new hotel set to open in Crete, Greece.

Three artists will be given £5,000 to cover productions costs and another £5,000 to keep. The seven day installation process will also be documented across social media and marketing channels, giving way to high levels of professional exposure.

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Wall art ideas to add character to your home [ad*]

Last week I got the last piece of furniture for my not-so-new flat: a coffee table. However as I looked around my flat I was still struggling for wall art ideas.

It takes a long time to put a place together from scratch when you buy or rent somewhere unfurnished and now, almost eight months after moving in, the walls in every single room remain bare.

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Twitter retweet accounts and advice on how to get noticed

Without good Twitter retweet accounts, tweeting can sometimes feel like talking to a brick wall, with nobody liking or retweeting you. This can be so frustrating, especially when you’re trying to promote your blog – which you probably work really hard on.

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Photo by John Schnobrich

I had almost given up before I discovered Twitter retweet accounts and so below I have listed my faves to try and reach more people.

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