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Many answers to many questions, in one hit. Not one for the easily offended, mind. (Disclaimer)

Six months. 6 months. It was six months ago today that I landed in New Zealand. Driving from the airport to the hostel that was to be my home for the first few nights here, the memories, the scenery that I remembered, it was all six months ago. 1,146 more words

How to find a room or flat in London

I don’t envy anyone flat hunting in London, it can be a bit of a nightmare. But, whether you’re looking for a room or a whole flat, these tips might make it a bit easier. 832 more words


Suits, Skylarking and Scarfies

This is an article that was written for the Critic, the Otago University Student magazine. Its about the history of the behavior of students and how times are changing… 2,327 more words

Previous Writing

Welcome to my tiny (and now clean) bedroom

My bedroom in our flat is tiny (fun fact – it’s only one foot wider than the average nz prison cell) but somehow I still always manage to make it so messy! 180 more words

Let's Do This

Promoting Otago, 1980s-style

In 1981, following 25 years of a growing or, at worst, stable roll, the University of Otago faced a decline in student enrolments. As the northern universities continued to grow, Otago dropped from 7004 students in 1980 to 6825 in 1981, and would drop again to 6739 in 1982. 789 more words

Student Life

What's for dinner (and lunch and breakfast for that matter)?

One of the things I struggle with about flatting is cooking. I love to cook at home (where all the ingredients are free) but at the flat groceries are expensive, I can never think of what to cook and to be honest, sometimes it’s easier to go along the cheap and simple 2 minute noodles route! 181 more words

Healthy Eating

The Living Situation

I want a new flat.

I have no reason to move. I live close to one of the biggest stations in London, I can get anywhere in under an hour, I can walk to work and I have an ancient pub, a speakeasy and drycleaners… 478 more words