The Problem: Not enough storage space for all my things.
The Solution: At least a week of clearing out rubbish I haven’t needed over the last four years from my cupboards and replacing them with things I actually need.
Continue reading The Adventures of Graduate Life: Moving In
It has been exactly 17 days since I moved out of my student flat and came back to live with my parents (but who’s counting right?). Now, don’t get me wrong, I’m super grateful that I have parents in a position to support me while I find my feet post-university, but being an adult living in you childhood home is a difficult field to navigate. So, I thought I’d help out others in my position with a little Graduate Life series about the kind of problems you might encounter while living at home, and a little advice on how to overcome them.
Watch this space for my Graduate Life Adventures!
Summer is approaching and, for a lot of students, that means it’s time to start thinking about what to do on your year abroad. Last year, I was an Erasmus student in Spain and I’m going to share with you five reasons why I chose the Erasmus program.
Continue reading Choosing ERASMUS
Okay, quick disclaimer: I was probably in Falmouth for a bit longer than 48 hours, BUT I think you could absolutely cram the major sites in that time. Well, you could try at least…
Continue reading Fourty-Eight Hours in Falmouth
You know how travelling costs money? And students don’t have much of it? Well…
Continue reading Travelling on a budget
Hello readers! I’m back in the UK, have been for a while, and I’m currently studying and working part-time. In my spare time I’m either sleeping, eating or working on assignments. So, I ask you this: how on earth can I find the time to travel?
Continue reading Travelling: Who can find the time?
Well readers, it’s over! I’ve moved back to the UK and left Madrid behind to finish off my degree at Southampton. While I know I’ll miss Spain and its climate and opportunity for adventure, like Dorothy said, “there’s no place like home”.
Continue reading Al fin…?
As soon as I came back from my Easter visit I had a tag-along; my sister. As a short break before her exams (and mine) she came to visit me for a long weekend. Of course, she’d already been in November, with the rest of my family, so there weren’t many more sites to show her, but it was lovely to have a bit of quality time with my little sister before we both got bogged down with essays and exams.
Continue reading April Showers of work (work work work work work)
Well readers it’s been a long while but this update is chock-full of Easter-time activities, mostly full of my amazing family so I’ll get straight into it!
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Hola a tod@s! (that’s a cool new morphological Spanish term I’ve learned, which is basically ‘todo/as’ but more gender non-specific than the more neutral ‘todos’. It’s only used in writing and I love it. I love how language changes and develops! And now I’m off-topic so I’ll get back to the update…) The last weekend of February (also my last weekend free from dissertation work until May) was our trip to Portugal!
Continue reading Gal Pals in PortuGal