All posts tagged semester

Procrastinating? Read this.

Procrastination seems to be one of the buzzwords of the 21st Century; it has been the topic of countless self-help articles, blog posts, YouTube videos (and less helpful, but funny […]

5 types of Commuters you’ll see this Christmas

As the semester draws to an end, students across the country will be commuting back home to spend the holidays with their families. The Christmas rush is a hectic time to travel, what […]

Pool of Tears

‘Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English); ‘now I’m opening out like the largest telescope […]

On London and Dreams…

This is a slight deviation from our usual reviews and historical articles about the city, but as the semester is drawing to a close (are you panicking? I’m not panicking…) […]

Excuse My French: Bienvenue à Genève!

On Tuesday I finally arrived in Geneva! The journey involved a lot of waiting around (due to my dad’s eagerness to leave extra early to avoid traffic), lugging my enormous human-sized suitcase around on my own […]

Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]

Excuse My French, Part 11: Au revoir Avignon!

The 17th of December marked my last day in Avignon. Despite the final few exams in the last week (because by this point we had simply stopped caring) we enjoyed […]

Year Abroad. Part 10: Home time

So here marks the end of my first semester, and it makes sense to end it as I began: hot, tired and uncomfortable. I’m sitting on a Ryanair flight to […]

What Exactly is a Superfood?

As next year will be fast approaching when August comes around, and the excitement of stationary shopping will pretty much cease by the 2nd of September, we need to find […]