My next adventure

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Hey you! I’m really excited to tell you that I’m going on another adventure. To find out what, where, when, why, how (but not necessarily in that order) keep reading :)

Also, I’ve hidden a whooping 40 Madonna single titles in this post. See if you can spot them and tell me how many you find in the comments below :)

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Again another post from 2012 that I never published. It’s short and sweet. It’s nice to know that since then I’ve completed quite a few running events :)

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Below is a post from 2012; the year I first started running. I never published it. I don’t know why. So here it is 4 years later.

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12 Nigerian foods everyone should try


Being fed pizza (thanks Judy), wearing a beautiful ankara, rocking lush braids – life can’t get any better.

Whenever I leave the UK I’m worried I’ll have trouble finding food I like as I’m a strict vegetarian (well… with the exception of pepperoni pizza of course). Before going to Nigeria my cousin read out a long list of Nigerian cuisine to me. I noticed a lot of meat was mentioned (!) but thankfully so was rice, yam, cassava and pudding… mmm pudding.

Below, I’ve listed my favourite Nigerian foods and drinks that everyone, especially Alice who is there, should try. So visit your Nigerian friend, neighbour, restaurant, market stall or book a trip, because what I’ve listed below is delicious and made my 7 month visit worth while.

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A day in the life of an ICS Team Leader

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Writing references in VSO Nigeria’s office.

In this post I share what an average day is like as a volunteer Team Leader on the International Citizenship Service (ICS) programme with Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO).

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9 ways to make training more fun

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I’ve been fortunate enough to work alongside many talented trainers whilst volunteering with VSO Nigeria and from what I’ve seen there’s more to imparting knowledge than simply standing at the front of a room and reading out PowerPoint slides. In this post I share what I’ve learnt and from whom.

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You know you’re in Kwali, Nigeria when…

Me and my host sister

Me and my host sister dressed in traditional clothes

For the past three months I’ve been living in Kwali; a small town in central Nigeria. It’s the first time I’ve visited Kwali or anywhere like it. Kwali contains little nuances that make it special and having just read “You know you’ve been living in Tamale, Ghana for almost two years when…” I want to share them with you.

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