Easter Holidays

  • 9 April 2013, 11:56
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Whoops! I seem to have not posted in a long time! My apologies!

We are now in the Easter holidays, which last for 3 weeks :O
I don’t think I have ever had such long holidays at this time of year before! Though of course this is the time when most courses are studying for exams and although our projects have finished, we are meant to be organising our folios for the final hand in and doing any necessary additional work that will help us pass the year. Scary stuff.

I am in London for the full 3 weeks (I probably should have organised to stay for just two so I could work at home, which is much easier, but I couldn’t resist so much time with the boyfriend and in the city that I have loved for a long time! I have therefore managed to download a 30 day trial of photoshop and a copy of my student AutoCAD to his laptop. Neither of us are apple fans, but he was given this macbook and it is his only computer with enough space etc for my crazy huge design programmes! Adjusting to working on a mac is not fun, though. Everything is different and I know this is controversial but I find it much less user-friendly than windows because there is not as much control over simple things. I also really don’t understand why programmes (specifically photoshop) decide to change the commands for things. Actually I’m not really a fan of photoshop. I think it could have been made in a way that makes sense to use, so that you don’t have to learn it as much.

Well I am no programmer… though every now and then, I do have the urge to learn properly how to code programmes that I would like to use. I reckon I’d have to do a whole course at uni before I got anywhere near making a photoshop substitute though!!

So here I am in sunny (sometimes, when it’s not snowing) London, working on a macbook on some homework for next term.
It has been really nice here so far. We (my boyfriend, my mother and myself) went to Richmond Park on Easter Day and had a picnic, despite it being quite chilly!
Last night I met up with a friend of mine who is going abroad to perform for 6 months. It sounds amazing and I’m so happy for her though it is a shame that I won’t see her for so long. We have already planned to skype and have another reunion upon her return though so all that will be great.

I hope that everyone, whether at school or uni, working or unemployed, or even retired is having a wonderful Easter time (and has filled up heartily on chocolate). Good luck everyone with exams, applications, interviews and whatever else new to come over this year. And a special good luck to all my architecture people! Let’s have awesome portfolios when we return and sail into second year with many summery parties and the such!

 

P.S. I’m sorry for the lack of photo’s. I will take some and fill up my next post to make up for it.

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