It’s hard to say goodbye to people you’re forced to become very close to, out of necessity almost. When the five of us met, we immediately fell into a close relationship with wine and movie nights in each others rooms, a trip to Amsterdam booked for two weeks after we’d just met, and Sainsbury’s dates … Continue reading A Bittersweet Evening
You’ve spent the last 6 months to a year having the BEST. TIME. EVER and now you’re home. You’ve gotten the hugs from your family, you’ve finally rid yourself of those clothes you’ve been wearing for hours on the plane, and you’ve sat down to your favourite homemade meal and answered all the calls from … Continue reading So, You’re Home from Exchange…Now What?
“6pm closing time, I’m afraid,” the security guard said with the slight tilt of his head that suggested a sincere apology. Stereotypes about people being surly in London seemed to be proving untrue as far as I was concerned. “Try again tomorrow.” We pulled away from the Science Museum and back into the slow drizzle … Continue reading Boris Biking in Hyde Park
It’s Fresher’s Week in England this week, and although I wasn’t there for Freshers (the term I went on exchange was from January to June) I still think this is an apt point in the year to talk about the flat system in English universities, in case you were wondering or going to uni in … Continue reading The Flat System