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On the eve of the eve of Christmas Eve

“Let’s get festive!” I told my family, passing them out Santa hats.

While met with a smile of reluctance from my father, he caved to my request. 595 more words

Where I Will Live

Something I have never worried about, is where I will live. I went from being in high school and living at home, into a university hostel for my first year, then ended up in a flat of friends for year 2, and now I want change. 99 more words


Why Are You So Dirty?

We have a rodent problem…

…I say rodent, but I feel bad doing so because they are just little mice and they are actually kind of cute. 1,006 more words


Castle Flats and Union Court

From refined apartments to student flats to university offices, the building now known as Union Court has seen many changes. There are few university buildings dating from the 1930s – others are the former Queen Mary Maternity Hospital in Cumberland Street (now home to the School of Surveying and Department of Marine Science) and one wing of Cumberland College (formerly the Dunedin Hospital Nurses Home) – so the art deco style of the period is rare around campus. 936 more words


Two Reasons Why I Miss Home

1. High-school friends.

I know for the majority of people, high-school friends are people are not take a big place in their adult lives.  But being away from home, and living with different people, only makes me miss my friends even more.   104 more words

Daily Post

Moving in, moving on

And I dive back into student life. Well… not me exactly, but it seems like it. I moved into my new flat and most of the people here are either students, or have just gratuated. 188 more words

South Island

The Wall of White Paint

The wall of white paint surrounds me

Pictures of lighthouses and beaches don’t help

The TV and stereo are yawning

The ashtray is flooding,

As the murmurs and shouts of my flatmates… 113 more words