Elli

Elli


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Things I Wish I’d Known Before I Went To Uni

Posted on 18 September 2015 by Elli

As I was moving into my new room in a house shared with three of my favourite people this week, I thought with fondness of the slightly-terrified-but-still-excited 18-year-old Past Elli who moved into a room she’d never seen in a city she barely knew two years ago. How could I know what would happen? To
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Urdd Eisteddfod

Posted on 6 June 2015 by Elli

“Croeso a Urdd Eisteddfod!” are the words that greeted me when I walked onto the site at Llancaiach Fawr last Saturday with my godparents and their youngest son. We were taking a trip to the Urdd Eisteddfod (Urdd is pronounced roughly like ‘irth’ and Eisteddfod ‘i-steth-vod’, for any non-Welsh speakers like myself). An Eisteddfod is
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What do you mean, you're disabled?

Posted on 9 May 2014 by Elli

I have a secret. It’s the worst kept secret in the history of secrets though. Everybody (well, everybody I know) already knows it. The secret is this: I have type 1 diabetes. *Gasp!* This means my pancreas stopped producing insulin, a hormone used to get glucose from your blood into your cells (around my 8th
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