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My First Post!

SO I’m very EXCITED to get started blogging as you can probably tell because it’s only April and I don’t leave until September.

BUT I wanted to document the entire experience and I felt this was a good place to start! 90 more words

My Big Fat Greek Struggle

The dreaming spire is to Oxford what concrete, communist graffiti and fag ends are to the University of Athens.

Every surface is covered in scrawled slogans, only visible once you wade through the clouds of cigarette smoke that waft down each corridor. 883 more words

3/4 Mitchell-Rosses in St Petersburg

Привет друзья!

I have had the most excellent weekend as two members of my wonderful family came out to see me!

I’d been looking forward to this for aaaaaaaages and will admit to crying a little bit when I met them at the airport! 963 more words

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Surviving Cergy...

I have written a little somethin’ somethin’ for thirdyearabroad.com about my ERASMUS in Cergy, and how to entertain yourself if you ever find yourself stuck there! 109 more words


To the Children I'll Never See Again

To the three hundred children I teach each week, I’m writing you a single letter.

Dear Child,

I’m not good at goodbyes. I hardly ever say a ‘goodbye’ and mean it, but this week I’m going to say goodbye hundreds of times over. 497 more words



I’m not really sure why I stopped writing. I really enjoy it, and I was hopeful it was becoming a habit I’d continue even after I finish my year abroad. 102 more words

Erasmus Meeting

Last week I attended my first official Year Abroad meeting. The meeting lasted around 45 minutes and was all about the Erasmus Programme. Erasmus stands for European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students. 146 more words

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