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Return of the Blogger


How are you all?
Me? I'm great! My second year of university is (finally) over, and I am so, so ready for the summer to get started - although the Manchester weather seems to be preventing this. The nail course I was doing is also over, so I'm one step closer to becoming a nail technician if my degree happens to go down the pothole (which hopefully it doesn't, because the world needs animals now more than ever in my opinion). So basically, I'm back to being 99% stress free, and extremely bored with hardly anything to do. And so, I have returned to you delightful people (if you are still there) and to any of you who join me to walk on the path of Nail Parade from this point forwards.

What's the plan then?
I'm gonna mess around with the blog layout a little, to start with, I think! I'm also planning lots of exciting swatches, and nail art funs for you all mixed in with the occasional book review, travel and lifestyle posts, as always, and probably some make-up posts too! I'm back for aiming for 2 posts a week nail-wise, with any extras being a bonus.
I have some plans for nail-art up and coming, starting with Disney Princesses... Watch this space!

And so, on that note, I'm going to go and sift through what I've done with my life since January and see if there's anything interesting to share with you all (there probably isn't, but let's do it anyway) and then make some pretty nails! See you very, very soon.



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Hello folks!

How are you all doing? How am I doing? Where am I? Who am I? So many questions...

To answer a few... I hope you are doing fine.
Yes, I am fine thank you.
I am in England, once again. For a long while this time.
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