Marina Ley

Marina Ley
Birmingham University


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The odds are you trained yourself to enjoy Guinness to impress someone

A comprehensive rundown of the most chaotic wedding reality TV moments of all time

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A round up of all the fame hungry celebs who are tirelessly running the reality TV circuit

When you’ve got Celebs Go Dating at 6pm but Celebrity Karaoke Club at 7pm

If you do any of these obscure 29 things, you’re officially radiating dadcore vibes

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From falling to family arguments: All the things guaranteed to happen at your graduation

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A sustainable (and sensible-ish) guide to moving out of your Selly gaff

Just because people are throwing out their old cowboy hats, doesn’t mean you need three!!!!

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Move over Tesco Meal Deal, there’s a new bombshell in town

Eurovision anthems that Joe Jaxon needs to add to his repertoire ASAP 

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The definitive ranking of Selly Oak Aldi’s own brands

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Tagging Tracy Beaker characters as Brumble posts

The Dumping Ground house makes Love Island look the the Teletubbies