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Happy Sunday

A quick glance at my camera roll from the last seven days tells me that I have almost literally nothing to show for myself this week. It appears to have been incredibly mundane, which is most unlike me. This is, in part, due to my spending as much of my spare time as I possibly can studying for my TEFL qualification. This is proving to be every bit as difficult as I expected it to, and if/when I finish it I’ll be glad to see the back of studying. It’s not fun for ordinary brains, and it’s even less of a picnic for my slightly-impaired-in-the-focus-department ADHD one. Perhaps I’ll feel differently when I finish, and suddenly have a desire to fill my life with short courses through the Open University, but it feels unlikely from where I’m sitting now. However, Fringe Festival season is upon us and I’m sure that’ll have me spending more time doing fun things than I probably should, making for a more exciting Happy Sunday next week. I’m slightly heartbroken because …

Happy Sunday

My stomach is full of street food and my cheeks are flushed from day drinking in the wind and rain. My hair smells like BBQ and my rucksack is full of treats. This can mean only one thing: Foodies Festival. The festival is in its 10th year now, and I think this is my 4th year of visiting. I love to go every year to hang out with fellow food lovers, soak up the (usually abysmal, thanks April) weather, and check out new vendors. This year, my highlight was Mai Taiko by miles. I don’t know if they’re newcomers but I definitely didn’t see them last year, and their chicken katsu burger (£8, pictured above) was stunning. Also worth checking out: the bus bar, the churros stall (always), the Monkey Shoulder whisky boys carting around free shots and the Bonne Maman stand handing out free desserts. It’s all still happening tomorrow and you can find tickets on their website – head to their FB page for up to date deals on prices though! Yesterday, some …