Decisions and Debt

My sister will be 24 in October, and for the first time she’s thinking about going to university. She wants to be a dietician. Knowing the nutritional value of foods is something of a hobby of hers. It’s a bit of a family joke recently that she’s gone barmy for avocados. This means we’ve been […]

Real Life Starts Now

When you first arrive at University fresh-faced and full of expectations for the next four years of your life, the end of your degree seems unimaginable. Somehow over three years have passed since I was in that very position and I now have less than nine months of student life remaining. The first thought that flashes […]

Keep Calm and Carry On

I’m sure you’ve all guessed what this blog post is about. Today’s the day – A-Level Results Day 2014, for those of you who have just finished your A-Levels, this is the first day of the rest of your lives. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share my own experience as well as a few clearing […]

Looking Forward

I can hardly believe it’s August already, when did that happen?! One thing you’ll start to realise at uni is that time goes by far too quickly – it seems like only yesterday I was arriving at Beaumont Hall as a frightened fresher, nervously clutching my hefty Spanish dictionary, yet here I am going into […]

Adios, Au Revoir, Arrivederci

This blog post is my 60th and my last. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the last 2 years of blogging but as I’m going into my Final Year of studies in September, I thought I would retire now from the world of blogging. Re-reading some of my old posts has made me realise just how much has […]

New Year at Home and in France

Yet another cliché but I cannot believe how fast 2013 has gone! The coming of a New Year often provokes reflection on the year that has gone by and for me, it has certainly been a challenging yet exciting year. Tonight, I am heading to Manchester to visit my sister, eat some food at her […]

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