Year Abroad #Madrid: ten days left. what?!

December 9th, 2014: I haven't written in a while as I have not been leading an interesting life at alllll.. Yet to be honest, every time I sit down to write something, my brain just seems to stop functioning. This post started with the title "Twenty days left" and ten days later.... It is as if … Continue reading Year Abroad #Madrid: ten days left. what?!

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Year Abroad #Madrid: christmas is coming!

This a quick post just to share the beauty of Madrid with you - Christmas style. When I saw Emily and Emma on the last weekend of November, we walked about the centre of Madrid to see all of the beautiful Christmas lights. The best places to go when the lights are up: Puerta de … Continue reading Year Abroad #Madrid: christmas is coming!

Year Abroad #Madrid: BRB, just popping to the ol'blighty

November 2014: I've been utterly lucky in being able to have a quick holiday back in UK from last Thursday night to Wednesday (6th - 12th)! The main reason for my spontaneous return was that my grandparents decided to celebrate my grandpa's eightieth birthday over the weekend and wanted as many of the family there … Continue reading Year Abroad #Madrid: BRB, just popping to the ol'blighty

Year Abroad: Barcelona Trip Part #2

November 2nd, 2014: Saturday night was very chilled as both Rob and I were exhausted. The previous night of 'a few drinks' and a whole day of walking had exhausted us. Thus we were up and ready on Sunday (well, I was a tad reluctant as I had the snoring guy keep my head spinning for … Continue reading Year Abroad: Barcelona Trip Part #2

Year Abroad: Barcelona Trip Part #1

So I'm writing this part at half-past one in the morning on the Saturday night as we've had such a busy day and one of our roommates is snoring. And I want to throw something at him. But I won't, of course... My friend Rob has ear plugs. So he can't hear a thing. And … Continue reading Year Abroad: Barcelona Trip Part #1

Year Abroad #Madrid: J'adore la Ciudad (city guide)

Seeing as I've been here a month, I have decided to share what I've learnt about this fantastic city and give anyone, who may want it, a few ideas of where to go and what to do if they were to come here for a few days! Así... ¡Bienvenidos a Madrid!  #1 ... Primero. Madrid is … Continue reading Year Abroad #Madrid: J'adore la Ciudad (city guide)

Year Abroad: philosophy

The saying "everything happens for a reason" doesn't mean the fate is pre-determined, that we only have one Tree of Life that grows branches in certain directions to climb up. But rather, that everything we do is based on the choices we make, and that involves swinging from tree to tree constantly. For reasons we … Continue reading Year Abroad: philosophy

Year Abroad #Madrid: second week is almost over!

Oh my gosh I am shattered. TGIF times a million. On Friday I have a Spanish language class for three hours from 10:30 but after that I am freeeee. Well, I'm going to the gym, then eat, then practice mandarin.... Then I'm actually freeeeeeeeee. I don't have work in the afternoon because my boss said there's … Continue reading Year Abroad #Madrid: second week is almost over!

Year Abroad #Madrid: waiting for Mondays and Tuesdays to be lovable

Firstly, Monday, my sixth day at work! I've written about the nude photos of celebrities that are being leaked all over the internet and what happened to Beyoncé at the Global Festival (she had a wardrobe malfunction where her top opened to reveal her chest but she was wearing a bra so what's exciting about that? … Continue reading Year Abroad #Madrid: waiting for Mondays and Tuesdays to be lovable