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I should probably introduce myself ...

Hi, I'm Tara! I live in rural rainy Wales. I study Psychology and Criminology with the Open University. I've just returned home from ten amazing weeks in South Africa and I'm still trying to adjust to horrible UK weather. I like to eat, wander, and be close to the sea. Weaknesses include heels, perfume, and romcoms (not that original, sorry).

Anyway, enough about me. Let's give this blog malarky a chance.

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  1. Wow what an intro! :) You really know how to capture the little things. Can´t wait to read more on your blog.

    By the way, not to sound creepy, but that text could have been written by me ;) I don´t live by the sea unfortunately but I would love too.

    Cylia
    http://noshandchat.blogspot.dk

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  2. Thanks for the follow and I love your blog. :)

    (You don't sound creepy! Haha.)

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    1. Thank you so much! Haha, good! :D But I can really relate to all the things above :)

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  3. hooray i've just stumbled across your blog and i love your posts and story so far, i'm excited to see what else you have in store (: xx

    Nat

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