Hello World, Uni Halls. Two words capable of filling a graduate with either disgust or nostalgia. Whether you love or fear your first year flat, it plays a big role in your uni experience and I feel incredibly fortunate that I landed myself in Aitken with its trees and letterboxes. With many a happy fresher … More Where is Aitken?
Hello World, Somehow I’ve survived the first year of this mad rollercoaster that is uni. I’ve been slowly working my way through the bucket list of “Freshers” while the washing up gradually grew and the shower became progressively mouldier. Through 2am essay submissions, hours of music photocopying and team building in the Lake District: I’ve … More How to Survive First Year
Hey Hey World, Working as a Camp Counselor has been one of the most rewarding yet intense experiences I have had the good fortune of having. It’s a job that throws the most bizarre situations at you, teaching you to use your imagination, compassion and confidence. Over the course of two months I’ve formed a … More From Eeyore to Intel
Hey hey World, They say that all good things come to an end and it would seem that they, whoever they are, know their stuff because here we are, two months’ worth of memories, laughs and homesick campers later and camp has ended. But let’s not dwell on that particular thought right now because we’ve … More Rollercoasters and Thunderstorms
Hey Hey World, Life is all just one big learning curve. Every mistake we make offers the opportunity for growth and every new experience allows us to alter the way we see this world. This year has been a journey of personal growth and an opportunity for me to actually get to know myself. I’m … More The Lessons we Learn
Hey Hey World, So here I am in Arizona. Whilst the majority of my friends have been sitting exams and finishing the academic year, I’ve been practising wildfire evacuation plans, developing techniques to solve homesickness and building friendships sure to last a lifetime. I have been warmly welcomed into the world of Girl Scouts and … More The Sedona Adventures
Hello World, Once again I am half the world away from home. After just five weeks in Britain, the majority of which was spent whizzing around the country seeing friends rather than in my own house, I’m back to my travels. And so my summer adventures have begun. The last few days have been spent … More Travelling Once More