And We’re Back!
Jan20

And We’re Back!

Happy New Year! I hope the festive break treated you all well, and you were able to enjoy some home comforts over the holidays- although, with it being over three years since I flew the nest, the couple of days I spent back home with family over Christmas were more than enough for me! (The freedom that moving away from home grants you is highly underrated!) I spent the holidays alternating between either working or being bed-ridden...

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS-DUNDEE AND BEYOND
Jan16

THE GREAT OUTDOORS-DUNDEE AND BEYOND

Its Monday morning. It 9am. And its a new semester. Students may therefore be experiencing the following symptoms: -withdrawals of home comforts -inability to function and form proper sentences before 10am -forgetting how to cook and fully adult for oneself -denial about the upcoming semester and looming dissertation If you are experiencing any of these symptoms I am officially diagnosing you with the “Christmas Blues”....

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A “Foreign” Holiday
Jan15

A “Foreign” Holiday

One wouldn’t think there would be many differences between an American Christmas and an English Christmas… one would be wrong. I spent my first Christmas holidays with my partner and his four kids in Nottingham where I was promptly introduced to British Christmas traditions, as well as taking the time to introduce everyone to some of my favorite American classics.   British Traditions I took part in: Crackers, which...

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Christmas Holidays in England
Jan13

Christmas Holidays in England

Before Christmas, after the end of the first semester, I travelled back down to England by car to go home for the holidays. The nine hour journey however was well worth it as I had just started to get a little homesick. Its always good to touch base with home as I didn’t have the chance to go down to Kent during reading week, so I haven’t been to England since mid-August.  So here’s a few little things I did whilst...

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Hello 2017.
Jan11

Hello 2017.

Hey there, Welcome to the first blog post of 2017. I cannot believe how fast the Christmas holidays went by! Over the break I was able to unwind and relax with my family and friends. A few key things took place – I turned 20! (Goodbye teen years) Christmas New Year Though December can be a difficult month with rubbish weather and little daylight, it seems to be my favourite month of the year. I love the lights, atmosphere and...

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