Kilner

26 Apr 19
living lightly in ireland

This is my first blog post since my foray into the world of Zero Waste Homeware with a stall at the Zero Waste Festival in Carlow in April. Anyone that follows my Instagram stories will be aware of the nightmare journey I had to the festival in my electric car. At the first charge point […]

26 Apr 19

At the launch of Olivia Andrew’s latest cookbook – Three Veg and Meat – held at Marley Spoon Australia’s headquarters in Sydney last week, we were introduced to the ‘3VM’ concept, taking the traditional phrase of “meat and three veg” and turning it around to provide a modern interpretation which “flips the balance on your plate” – making vegetables the hero without excluding meat entirely from your diet…

25 Apr 19
James R Kilner Writer

A road in tree shadow, a space between pines, a Welsh voice rising produce the nuclear flash a world atomised in an instant   and the next simply a road in tree shadow, a space between pines, a Welsh voice rising.   This poem is taken from my book Frequencies of Light. ‘This is a collection […]

24 Apr 19
Rate My Year Abroad

Name: Hugo Email: hugo.ward97@gmail.com University: Durham Country and town of Year Abroad: Madrid, Spain Type of Activity undertaken: Work placement Name of Company/ School/ University where placement taken: Knight Frank Spain How long was your placement and in what year? (e.g 7 months, July 2018 to Jan 2019):6 months, January 2019 to July 2019 If applicable, on a scale of 1-10, […]

24 Apr 19
Rate My Year Abroad

Name: Dan Waite Email: danielwaite2006@hotmail.co.uk University: Bristol Country and town of Year Abroad: Sydney, Australia Type of Activity undertaken: Year Abroad Name of Company/ School/ University where placement taken: Macquarie University  How long was your placement and in what year? : 12 months, 3rd year If applicable, on a scale of 1-10, how did your language skills improve? (10 being to almost […]

24 Apr 19
Bethan

She Can Vegan #1 So I’m here, this is what it feels like to be in the elite circle of being that is veganism that means I can pretend I’m better than everyone else: pure hunger. Honestly it hasn’t been too bad, I am DYING for a cheese toastie, more than I ever have in […]

23 Apr 19
KKcardcraft

This Stunning Medley of products will only be available for the month of May 2019 only or until stocks last. Its a fantastic suite of Stampin’Up’products for you to use and here is whats included Everything Is Rosy Photopolymer Stamp Set— 18 stamps; suggested blocks: a, b, c Everything Is Rosy Dies—10 dies; largest die […]

23 Apr 19
The Rainbow Angel

As you may have noticed, I like random mixtures of colour. One technique for achieving this is to scrunch up the fabric and pour on one dye, then repeat with more fabric and another colour, then again using a third, finally squashing it all down and adding a little extra liquid. Most people writing about […]

21 Apr 19
Plant Based and Sustainable

In my quest to try to reduce plastic, I have been looking for alternatives to talcum powder, as it invariably comes in a plastic container. Besides the plastic, there is also the fact that talc in its natural form sometimes contains trace amounts of asbestos. Not something that I’d want to inhale and not really […]

21 Apr 19
Rate My Year Abroad

University: Durham Country and town of Year Abroad: Florence, Italy Type of Activity undertaken: Erasmus study placement Name of Company/ School/ University where placement taken: Università degli Studi di Firenze How long was your placement and in what year? : 5 months, Spring-Summer 2019 If applicable, on a scale of 1-10, how did your language skills improve? (10 being to […]

21 Apr 19
Rate My Year Abroad

Name: Emily Email: emily.e.kilner@durham.ac.uk University: Durham Country and town of Year Abroad: Lima, Peru Type of Activity undertaken: Internship Name of Company/ School/ University where placement taken: London to Lima Spirits How long was your placement and in what year? : August 2018-March 2019 If applicable, on a scale of 1-10, how did your language skills improve? (10 being to almost fluent): 8 […]

21 Apr 19

“This is in the heart of the hotel overlooking the stunning terrace water feature.” Marriott Hotel Al Forsan

20 Apr 19
Rate My Year Abroad

Thanks for joining us! We hope Rate My Year Abroad can help you to find the best experience for you! If you are currently completing a year abroad or have finished, please fill in the SUBMIT- STUDENT REVIEWS form to share your experience and help others find the perfect year for them. If you are […]

20 Apr 19
Hungry Highlander

#Fish #Gyros #Greek This is my take on a recipe by Suzy Karadsheh who authors The Mediterranean Dish Blog.  This Greek pan-grilled cod recipe with lemon basil sauce. Serve it gyro-style wrapped in a warm pita with Greek favourites like tzatziki, Greek Salad, olives and more! INGREDIENTS Spice Rub 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp […]