FunkMyLife

Elodie, Reading, UK

Blog : Funk My Life dans Humeurs

24 ans, habite à Reading en Angleterre, une passion pour la musique. Tous mes articles sont écrits en anglais. N'hésitez pas à commenter, j'y répondrai avec grand plaisir!

Recipe : Quiche Lorraine

Recipe : Quiche Lorraine

If you have been reading my blog, then you would know that I am from France. However, I've never really mentioned where from. My region is called Lorraine, you may have heard about Alsace-Lorraine before, well that's pretty much it. My... Lire la suite ›

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Blog's 1st Anniversary Giveaway!!!

Blog's 1st Anniversary Giveaway!!!

This month marked something rather important for me, this blog's first anniversary. Now, I know I have been a bit inconsistent with my posts over the year but I've never felt the need to blog so much than I do now, so I am in for a while.... Lire la suite ›

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An afternoon on the lake

An afternoon on the lake

One of our friends has a speed boat and with the sun who finally decided to come back, we thought it was the perfect excuse to use it for the first time this year. Normally, I always find an excuse not to go, simply because I am very... Lire la suite ›

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Help, all my friends are pregnant and married!

Help, all my friends are pregnant and married!

Have you ever had this feeling that everyone around you is either getting married or expecting a baby, all pretty much at the same time? I have! Especially now, it feels like these past 6 months have been a succession of weddings, invites... Lire la suite ›

  • petite_bulle

    petite_bulle I once had this feeling, but since, I was wondering myself: "do I really have the same life? do I really want to be engaged?" the answer was no. All my friends have now 2 kids and I still don't have any but instead of being jealous, I like thinking that they are jealous of my freedom: going out whenever I want, sleeping fully night, ... le 14 juillet 2014, 13:17

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A weekend in Devon #2

As I finally got a weekend off, we decided it would be nice to go away for a couple of days so naturally, we went to Devon in Mr. T's family cottage. The weather was meant to be okay and we definitely could use some family time so off we... Lire la suite ›

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Technology is a passion-killer

Technology is a passion-killer

Source : Google Images Last night, I was in bed with the boyfriend (let's call him Mr. T from now on) and once again, I found myself very annoyed by the fact he was on his iPad, ignoring me completely. Everyday, he comes back from work and... Lire la suite ›

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You know you work in a hotel when...

You know you work in a hotel when...

Having worked in a hotel for a year, I now have a pretty clear idea of all the pros and cons of a job in hospitality. Sadly, there are more cons than pros…The biggest being that working in a hotel pretty much entails you to put aside... Lire la suite ›

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Driving to France with a dog

Driving to France with a dog

"Are we there yet, mommy?" I just got back from France where I spent a week visiting my family and for the first time, I brought my little Woody with me. I am not going to lie, I was very nervous before leaving... Not only was I going to... Lire la suite ›

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Oh no, I am homesick...

Oh no, I am homesick...

Here it is again, that horrible feeling. I am homesick. For those who don't know it, I am French and have been living/working in the UK for about 3 years. Now, I never really used to be homesick but since last year, it keeps hitting me... Lire la suite ›

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Puppy is growing fast!

Puppy is growing fast!

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A weekend in Devon

A weekend in Devon

I am very lucky to have a boyfriend who owns a small family cottage in Devon. During the year, the cottage is for rent to anyone who wishes to have a break in the area, but when it's available, we always try to make the most of it by... Lire la suite ›

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I said

I said "I'll love you forever", he replied "I believe that"

Love hurts. I don't know if that's the case for everyone but it is for me. My boyfriend and I have been together for two years now, which doesn't seem that long when you think about it. But two years are definitely long enough to make you... Lire la suite ›

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Oh, that need to write again...

Oh, that need to write again...

I am back on this blog, and hopefully this time I will manage to be more consistent. Having said that, those past few months have been quite eventful for me, so much that there was just no way for me to sit down and write posts on here.... Lire la suite ›

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Selling your stuff on eBay

Selling your stuff on eBay

As I was telling you in my last post, my boyfriend and I are currently going through hard financial times as he just lost his job and I've just spent two months in a row not working. Fortunately enough, we aren't to the point that we can't... Lire la suite ›

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I've been a bad blogger

I've been a bad blogger over the past couple of weeks, I just got completely overwhelmed with my new job, a quick return journey to France, old flatmates coming back in the UK to visit and my boyfriend loosing his job. So far, my new job... Lire la suite ›

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We are getting a dog...

We are getting a dog...

YES! Super awesome news, my boyfriend and I have officially decided to get a dog. After begging him for months, showing him some Youtube videos and hanging a Golden Retriever calendar on the fridge, he finally gave in and said it could be... Lire la suite ›

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Reprendre le travail après une pause de 2 mois

Reprendre le travail après une pause de 2 mois

Going back to work after a 2 months break(Scroll down to read the post in English) Vous souvenez-vous de cet article que j'ai posté il n'y a pas si longtemps que ça? Bonne nouvelle, j'ai trouvé un travail! Il m'aura fallu beaucoup de... Lire la suite ›

  • La Terre sur son 31

    La Terre sur son 31 Hello,
    Tu vas voir, tu vas vite trouver le rythme, la fatigue quand on change radicalement de rythme est normale, elle va vite s'estomper. Et félicitations pour ton job ! le 9 septembre 2013, 22:18

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Mesdames, que se cache-t-il dans votre sac à main?

Mesdames, que se cache-t-il dans votre sac à main?

Ladies, what do you carry in your handbag?(Scroll down to read the article in English) On dit que le sac à main d'une femme en dit beaucoup sur sa personnalité, et c'est très probablement vrai. Le mien change beaucoup en fonction de mes... Lire la suite ›

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Recette : Rochers noix de coco

Recette : Rochers noix de coco

Recipe : Coconut Macaroons(Scroll down to read the article in English) J'adore cuisiner, surtout tout ce qui touche aux desserts et biscuits pour le gouters. Mon Jules est d'ailleurs un grand gourmet et il a surtout un faible pour les... Lire la suite ›

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L'adoption, en seriez-vous capable?

L'adoption, en seriez-vous capable?

Adoption, could you do it?(Scroll down to read the article in English) C'est en regardant le programme "16 And Pregnant" que m'est venue l'idée de cet article. Comme son titre l'indique clairement, "16 And Pregnant" est un programme... Lire la suite ›