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Paris 2016

So in June, I went to Paris with my school. I had one of the best times, I think I’ve ever had.

This was so amazing to see lots of attractions and sight seeing. Loads of pictures of Paris are on my Instagram

The Catacombs, which you can see in the pictures below, was probably one of the strangest things I’ve seen in a while.
And the Eiffel Tower was honestly fantastic. I don’t think I’ve seen anything as pretty as that; It was really nice.


Spring

So as we’re nearing Summer, I thought I’d show you some of the pictures that I’ve taken over the last couple of weeks,
By the way, make sure you follow me on Instagram

There’s a lot of pictures of the Beach, as I live in Brighton It’s not somthing that everything can see in person, so I like it.

Instagram


Bullying – It does get better!

Did you know over 160,000 children get bullied everyday. This can be anything from verbal to cyber to even physical. Bullying can cause sadness, loneliness, low self-esteem, fear, anxiety, and poor concentration.
It can lead to self-harm, depression, suicidal thoughts and, in some cases, suicide. This is a massive issue and CAN be dealt with. Almost 45,000 children talked to ChildLine about bullying in 2013
If you or someone else is getting bullied, please tell someone even if its your Teacher, a parent or someone trained to help, call 08001111. 
And remember; It does get better!
For more information visit: 

Happy New Year, 2016!

So, as we ease our way into 2016 we start to think about our goals and aspirations for the year! There are some great, just general ones which, bearing you stick to them, make your life a happier place!
There’s this one quote that Tyler Oakley said on Twitter,

“someday, time travel might be a thing. make 2016 the year you’ll want to travel back to.”

This is very inspirational as this can make your whole year happy!
Leave your new years resolutions in the comments,
Thanks for reading, sorry this was short!

Happy new year!
–Archie

Top 3 Tech Gift Ideas

This is my Top 3 Gifts to buy someone techy, who you might’ve forgot to buy for;
How this Is going to work is, I’m going to go through Amazon and see what would be good as a gift! There will be the link to where you can buy it; Prices may vary
Lets get started;

  1. The first one is The Nexus 6P This phone is the top of the market at the moment and is great! The finger print sensor on the back of it; so you can be sure your entertainment is secure
    You can get it here
  2. Next is the UE ROLL if you want a good quality speaker which is dirt and sand proof and waterproof, this is the speaker for you! This is greatYou can buy it here
  3. If you want to give someone the oppotunity to up their Instagram game then this is a great camera for starting out in Photography. This the Canon EOS 1200D This camera has great customisability for all your ISO and Depth-of-field shots
    You can buy it here


Cookie Crumble

So, I’ve used Tanya Burr’s cookie recipe a few times before the first time it went awful and burnt. The second time, couldn’t go any better, they were golden and gooey, and then this time came along.
I’ve been saying for a while I wanted to bake and put it on my blog, What better than Tanya Burr cookies! And here it went. It wasn’t a good turn out!

So firstly I went and got all of my ingredients and utensils, all you need Is:

  • 200g butter
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 325g self raising flour
  • dash of milk
  • 200g white chocolate
  • 200g milk chocolate
  • dash of milk (If mixture is dry!)
  • 2 trays with baking parchment on
  • An electric whisk
  • Oven gloves
  • Mixing bowl
  • Knife or spoon (for measuring butter) 
  • Measuring scales

Right, make sure you ‘Wash your hands’ 
Get your mixing bowl and put the Butter and Sugar into it; get your Electric Whisker and make sure you incorporate the Sugar into the Butter. Now get your flower and add little bits at a time otherwise it’s not going to work and you’ll have flower all over your walls!
At this time if your mixture is too dry then add the dash of milk now.



Now for the fun part; break-up and add all the chocolate into the mixture! Making sure you spread it out evenly throughout the mixture; It should look a little like this! 

Now to get your hands messy! Get small handfuls of your mixture and plop onto the trays you laid out earlier! This will look quite untidy (My mixture was a bit too wet!) Like this 

BUT TIDIER AND MORE PRESENTABLE! 
put them in the oven for 10 minuets and after 10 take them out EVEN IF THEY DON’T LOOK DONE! Once they cool they will look nice and done! As shown here! 

Leave them to cool for about an hour and take off and enjoy…
However 
Mine went a little wrong and kept breaking but “I spent time makin’ ’em; I wasn’t gonna bin ’em” and turned out like this!





Tanya’s video:

Days up to Christmas

Hello peeps,

With all these lights going up in and out of peoples houses, I thought Its time to get festive on here!! So as it is now the 1st of December we can all get our advent calendars out and feel like a little kid again, (I know you do!) What I want to know is what’s your favourite Chocolate? Creamy Milky bar White, gooey Cadburys Milk or Rich Velvety Black Magic Dark?

 My favourite would be White chocolate, that’s what wanted as my advent calendar this year! What are you having? This was last years advent calendar!


What are you doing during this festive season, I know some of you don’t celebrate Christmas, however most of you do, like me. Hehe!

What would be your best present you would like this year, mines a bit ‘stuck in the ground’ as I want a MacBook Pro! That’s not going to happen!

And this is mine this year!

Thanks for reading
–Archie x
Au reviour!