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
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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
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