The Class of 2017: Big Weekend

A backstage adventure

Disclaimer: this piece is all based from my own personal experiences and opinions.

The weekend just gone was without a doubt, one of the best of my life; BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend came to my home city of Hull. The event is something I have been looking forward to for months, and I had been lucky enough to be among one of 50,000 people who got a ticket but in the last week I have gone from being a spectator to being backstage and gaining experience in the industry. Over the course of the last seven days, I applied to a new BBC scheme called ‘Class of 2017’ which aims to give young people work experience at the BBC, for which I was a successful applicant and gained a position on the scheme with nine other young people.

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A well overdue catch up

BBCR1 comes to Hull!!

Oops I did it again.

I neglected my blog for other pursuits. Such other pursuits include: essays, exams, moving out of halls, going to Madrid, and the BBCR1 academy. Not a very good excuse, I know but it happened and now I’m back.

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Student eating

As you have all already gathered, I am a student. I am also a student in one of the UK’s most expensive cities meaning I run on a tight budget. I am lucky that I am close with my flatmates, because we all share food and meals. Around 6pm each evening, I’ll get a text saying “what’s for tea?” and we’ll cook together, eat together, and wash up together. This little arrangement not only brings us closer but also is pretty cost effective. We use whatever each other has and it works out cheaper. Also, with the pressure of cooking for others we’re more likely to make healthier, homemade food instead of just ovening chips (which we do from time to time ofc)

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A very late reflection on the Women’s March on London

Take a stand

I am sorry it has taken me so long to write this, the past nine days since the march have been pretty busy and this blog post got pushed and pushed back. I’m sorry. I love you. This won’t happen again.

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Hard work is paying off

A nightmare at Kings Cross, and a lot of personal achievement.

Hello again,

Sorry I’ve been a little absent lately, in all honesty I’ve just been trying to enjoy time at home, with my wonderful parents whilst I could. Yesterday I took the journey back down to the big city of London, and I felt out of touch with the pace; having spent a month in a quiet town.

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Some photos

An easy cop out to spare me from writing a post

Hi guys,

Recently I bought myself a neat little bridge camera in the Christmas sales, it’s really nothing fancy but it takes good (enough) photos. I’m enjoying learning to use it, and I obviously would like to improve which I’m sure will come with time. I’m also fairly excited to take it back to London with me, and get some city shots. I’m struggling to find something substantial to talk about right now, so I thought for the time being I’ll share some of the photos I’ve taken over the week. Photos include my cat, a sunset, and a visit into the countryside.

Cya,

Liv

xxx

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2017 Hopes

It’s out with the old, and in with the new. Goodbye skies of grey, hello skies of blue.

Welcome to 2017! Another year!! I’m starting to feel fairly old at the thought that 2007 was now 10 years ago, 10 whole years! I hope the new year has treated you well so far, and that you had a great night partying/staying in/working/whatever.

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