Posted in August 2012

Settling In

So much going on in the past few days but i can safely say i’m in Maine and settling in to uni life here. International orientation ends tomorrow and then it’s a long weekend of ‘Welcome weekend’ activities. Can’t wait! I’ll hopefully get some details of orientation up when i’m awake enough to string coherent sentences together. … Continue reading

Early night…

So tomorrow i will be waking up at 5am in order to be out of the door, and on my way to Manchester airport at 6am! I am a little bit apprehensive about the whole thing, but i am sure i will survive the journey. My flight out of Manchester leaves at 10:20am, and arrives … Continue reading



I believe i need to rethink this ‘packing lightly’ idea. I just don’t know what to take with me! It’s not like i’m going to a foreign country where they don’t speak English or where shopping isn’t an option. No way are my clothes going to Fit in my bag Weigh 23Kg or less Last … Continue reading

Almost in New England.

Ever since starting my American Studies course at The University of Hull, the prospect of studying my third year in an American university has been both daunting and exciting. From day one the looming, third year abroad became a reminder of why many of my fellow classmates and I chose to study American Studies in … Continue reading