it’s the most wonderful time of the year; a festive finale of 2016.

it's the most wonderful time of the year; the festive finale of 2016.

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A Canadian in Town #3: London-bound

It's a bittersweet ending to a ten-day adventure! Michael headed off to Manchester on the Sunday 25th September to meet a friend for lunch and head on to the airport to fly to Edinburgh. Whilst I resumed the university working life, he went off to see the Scottish sights. On Wednesday I knew Michael was due … Continue reading A Canadian in Town #3: London-bound

being a postgraduate and a “fresher” simultaneously

So it’s 21:07 on a Monday evening, the 26th September. I am no longer just a language student, but a post-graduate language student. Does that sound as fancy as an M&S advert? I hope so. It is the first day of being a postgraduate student at Sheffield and I’m sat writing this by candlelight.  Why? Although it … Continue reading being a postgraduate and a “fresher” simultaneously

A Canadian in Town #1: a tour of Nottingham

So the end of the summer is where the fun started. Well, as part of the excitement for the year that is to come.  My friend Michael who is from Montreal, Canada, came to the UK to visit for two weeks. We met when we were both at Ningbo Nottingham University as part of our … Continue reading A Canadian in Town #1: a tour of Nottingham

#tbt the china year abroad.. i put some videos together (09/2016)

The title says it all. I put this together quickly and wanted to put it on my blog to share with you guys but also to keep it somewhere so I could watch it anytime if I so wished to! Two years have passed since I went on my year abroad as part of my … Continue reading #tbt the china year abroad.. i put some videos together (09/2016)