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Musings from Moscow

It was almost midnight as my companion, Aleksandra, and I jogged from the airport terminal in Paris to a nearby tram station. It did not take us long to realize that the ticket machine would not accept our cards. 1,530 more words

Personal Reflections

Delay the Real World, Take a Gap Year. Or Two.

If you’re anything like me you probably spent the month before graduation and the few following having a quarter life crisis. After I sat through my college graduation ceremony, I suddenly had a realization, I had a plan that would bring me through December, and then absolutely no idea what I was doing with my life. 762 more words

Life Advice

GAP year

Im considering doing a GAP year whilst deciding what i want from life. Has anyone done one and can offer some form of feedback? Im writing on here because i think more people would be willing to reply, rather than social networking.
Thank you


Mandatory hello.

Haha, Hello!
Let me just skip the awkward hello and the “my favourite drink is tea” paragraph and get straight into my point in creating this blog. 391 more words


Life 101: WorkAway!

So I had the wonderful privilege of logging a night in Stansted Airport. What I had thought to be a 10 hour wait, turned out to be a 14 hour wait wherein I perched myself against a cash exchange machine on the freezing lino floor. 507 more words


Gap: A space or interval; a break in continuity. Year: The time taken by the earth to make one revolution around the sun.

So I have decided not to go to University this year. Not because I expect to have to re-sit my exams (although my fingers are very much still crossed for 14th August) and not as some sort of late-in-the-day anti-establishment point-making exercise, but because I want to take some time out, to experience life outside the little Sixth Form bubble of fifth-hand textbooks, poorly-judged competitive sarcasm and the painful irony that school email accounts are not accessible when connected to the school wifi. 150 more words

Gap Year

A Few Wet Days in Vienna

The weather in Vienna had been really on and off when we were there, cold in the morning, then rain, then sun, then thunderstorm, then sun again… regardless we got ourselves out and about and roamed the streets. 403 more words