There's a parallel between photographs and songs in that they can both take you back to a moment, producing vivid memories and nostalgia, and that's just one of the reasons I love music so much. Some music induced memories I have are.. (I may have done a similar post to this before, but after 200 … Continue reading Songs that throw me back..
So after visiting Nijmegen last weekend, one week later and I've had a mini reunion with three of my best Erasmus buddies! My friend Thuy, from Portland, Oregon flew over for a few days and, after picking him up from Gatwick, we headed to Bristol to meet up with two more friends from our year … Continue reading An Erasmus Reunion! (London and Bristol)
When you leave anywhere that you've made memories, you leave a piece of yourself there. My year abroad was one of the most memorable of my life, so the itch to reunite with the place and revel in the nostalgia was unbearable, until I found cheap flights back to the Netherlands and cemented a weekend … Continue reading Revisiting My Erasmus City (Nijmegen)
I love blogging but recently I've found it really hard. I work a standard 9-5, and whilst that doesnt necessarily leave me without spare time to write, it leaves me without spare time to do things to write about. Recently my blog posts have largely been thinkpieces or stuff I've been buying, which is fine, … Continue reading Blogging in full time employment
I love a good statistic. At the end of the year Spotify put out a Year In Music telling you how much you listened to and whatnot, and I thought it'd be fun to extend this to myself in general, so I've dug up a bunch of numbers that somehow relate to me... 23- My … Continue reading Myself, In Numbers…
My appetite for reading is as insatiable as ever, and I've recently devoured a host of coming-of-age titles, from Barnes' The Sense of an Ending to McEwan's On Chesil Beach and a whole lot more. One overriding theme I've stumbled upon is this idea of young adults waiting for their life to start, and by … Continue reading Waiting for adulthood to start at 23
18 years. That's how long I've spent in education. That's a LONG time, right?! And a week ago I had my last e v e r exam. Ever. It was on Young Adult Gothic fiction and didn't go nearly as well as the previous one on Postmodern Genders, but that's all in the past now … Continue reading I’VE FINISHED UNI!!!
I have two quick topics to talk about in this blog post- this pretty cool little edit of a photo and what I used to make it, and then how I recently had (maybe) the last student Wednesday night out at uni ever? (There may be one more I go to?) If you're not interested … Continue reading Everything’s Ending…