Posted in September 2012

Football and Apples!

Football and Apples!

I love the weekends here at UMaine. After a long week of classes i am always excited for the weekends, even if i have no paticular plans, as soon as Friday hits i relax. This past weekend was no different, but my plans for the weekend were what made me more excited. Saturday saw the … Continue reading

Lobstah Dinah

Lobstah Dinah

Today was Steak or Lobster day in the dining hall. It had been advertised for a few weeks and i was looking forward to trying something new, and a very Maine food. The lobster was creepy. I have never liked food that still has eyes attached, and sitting there with a lobster staring back at … Continue reading

The things you see at Denny’s

Today has been one of the funniest days yet here in Maine. My roommate took myself and Ema to Walmart this afternoon, which saw us waste 2 hours of our lives wandering around looking for bargains and essential items we had left to buy. It was nice to be able to finish up buying everything … Continue reading

Class of 2016!

Class of 2016!

During orientation and welcome weekend there was a scheduled ‘Class of 2016’ picture in the Sports stadium. Of course, being British we went a long and ‘gatecrashed’ the photo, considering we’re only here for the year and will not be graduating with that class, nor in my case, even have classes with any of the … Continue reading

Campus Tour

Campus Tour

Fellow international student, Ema, and I just returned from a lovely 2 hour walk around campus; thus sidetracking our work for the afternoon. A short stop for lunch in York dining hall and we then wandered to the front of campus, and down to the river since neither of us had been to the river … Continue reading

First Weekend in Maine

So this past weekend was my first official weekend in Maine. It was quite a busy one, but i really enjoyed myself! Thursday saw the official welcome BBQ from the Multi-Cultural & International Offices on campus. It was great fun to just spend the afternoon hanging out with  fellow international students and getting a chance … Continue reading