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    How to Pass Your Driving Test (On Your First Try)

    Earlier this month I passed my driving test on my first try, and whilst it took me months of lessons, stress and expense (which trust me does not end once you’ve passed), it was SO worth it and I love the freedom I now have to go anywhere without waiting hours for a bus. I must admit, I’m definitely not the best driver, but luckily you don’t have to be in order to pass your driving test, examiners are only looking for a safer driver. Here’s the tips and tricks that I used to help me pass first time: 1) Stay Calm I know that it’s a cliche and you’re…

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    Sunshine Blogger Award

    I am so so excited and thankful to have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I’m incredibly grateful to the amazing Naomi, Inching Forward, for nominating me, especially as I’m so new to blogging, it means a lot to me. Naomi’s blog is insightful and interesting and I especially love her political posts so it really is an honour to be nominated for this award by her. The Questions: 1) Describe a family member who you really connect with. My amazingly strong aunt, Ali, she’s the funniest and most sarcastic person I know and probably the family member I connect with the most because we have similar interests and…

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    A Journey to Self Improvement

    It’s currently my seventeenth year on earth, meaning that I’ve celebrated the new year seventeen times, and those that I can remember (for the first few I was too young to recall and for the last few I’ve been to0 drunk, oops) have all been relatively the same: the fireworks go off, everyone’s cheering and it’s a pretty happy time. So why is the next day so different? On January 1st every year, pretty much everybody I know (including myself) makes the same resolution; to lose weight. It seems as though January is a time to tear ourselves down and try anything no matter what to fix everything that’s wrong…

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    Hi and Welcome!

    For my first blog post, I thought I would take the opportunity to introduce myself to anyone reading and tell you all a little bit about me! Hi, my name is Caitlin and I’m a 17 year old sixth form student. At the minute I’m studying English Language, Politics and Film Studies at A-Level, and I’m an aspiring journalist. My subjects and career interests are my main inspirations for starting my blog because I love to write and I’m often in need of a little political rant. I’m incredibly interested in politics and I am feminist with a lot of strong opinions on many issues, so that will be the…