• Jul 21, 2015

    I discovered that I had achieved a Class Two, Division One 2.1 Bachelor's degree in International Development Studies with Spanish when I received my assessment results on 10th July 2015. I'll graduate on 5th November 2...
  • Platt Fields Park, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Apr 17, 2015

    On 18th April 2015 I did a colour run with Run or Dye at Platt Fields Park in Manchester. My friend Jen and I had tried to train for it, but hadn't been very successful. Our team name was 'Those four sweetcheeks' because...
  • Apr 2, 2015

    Maria and I arrived in Helsinki on 3rd April 2015. The cruise on M/S Baltic Queen to Tallinn, Estonia, left at 18:00 on 5th April. I was surprised that nobody asked to see my passport, but Maria explained that this was because both ...
  • Sep 26, 2014

    Maria and I took the Onnibus from Jyväskylä and arrived in Helsinki at around 09:00 am on 27th September 2014. We had a quick breakfast in a nearby shopping centre and then walked to Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, where we le...
  • Perissa, Thira, Greece
    Aug 14, 2014

    On 15th August 2014 I was on holiday with my friend Fatima in Santorini, a Greek island (See 'Visit Greek islands'). I booked a scuba dive with the Mediterranean Dive Club for 15:30 - 17:30, which I was really nervous about, espe...
  • Santorini, Thira, Greece
    Aug 10, 2014

    On 11th August we arrived at Santorini port at 12:00 on a delayed SeaJets ferry (See 'Visit Athens, Greece'), so we missed our 22:30 hotel transfer to Irineos Studios in Perissa, in the east of the Island. We calle...
  • Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece
    Aug 5, 2014

    On 6th August 2014 at 04:30 I woke up and at 05:13 I left the house to catch 05:40 Star Inn bus to arrive at 05:57 at Reading Station. At 06:22 I caught the train which arrived in London Paddington at 07:10 and I took the underground to ...
  • Jul 17, 2014

    I caught the 6:30 bus from Reading Calcot on 18/07/2014, which was due to arrive in London Victoria at 8:00. However, it arrived about 20 minutes late. I then checked in at Victoria and boarded the 10:00 bus due to arrive in Paris at 18:...
  • Sahara, Zagora Province, Souss-Massa-Draa, Morocco
    Jun 16, 2014

    On Tuesday 17th June, after spending the previous day in Marrakech, my friend Jess and I got up at 7:00 because our desert guide, Abdul, was supposed to be collecting us at 7:30. As he was bit late I was worried he wouldn't turn...
  • Oct 11, 2013

    I worked in an English Language Assistant at a secondary school in Melilla, a Spanish colony on the north coast of Africa for 8 months for the third year of my degree in International Development Studies and Spanish. Technically I w...
  • Kylpylähotelli Rantasipi Eden, Paratiisikatu, Nokia, Finland
    Dec 16, 2012

    When I went to Finland on 17th December 2012 I stayed in Kylpylähotelli Rantasipi Eden spa in Nokia. I tried an ordinary 80 degree electric sauna and found it strange because everybody is naked and it is&nbs...
  • Jyväskylä, Finland
    Dec 16, 2012

    I met Maria and Julia and some other Finns at the University of Chester in 2011. It was my first year at university and their ERASMUS year. Through them I learnt about Finnish culture and I wanted to experience it myself, so I first...
  • Caversham, United Kingdom
    Aug 18, 2012

    Me and Maria had be planning to do this for a while. We had an invitation to a house party and we decided we would make skittles vodka in preparation for this on 19th August 2012. We bought sour skittles and separated the pink and p...
  • The Flume, Alton Towers, Alton, United Kingdom
    Aug 6, 2012

    I went to Alton Towers on 7th August 2012 and decided I wanted to keep my hair dry on the water rides, so I took a shower cap with me. The shower cap was lime green with a duck beak and a pair of eyes on the front. I wore the shower...
  • McDonald's Chester Retail Park, Old Seals Way, Blacon, United Kingdom
    Jul 14, 2012

    Louise, Maria and Nicola and I decided to attempt to take a trolley through a McDonald's Drive Thru on 15th July 2012. We tried one lane, but the staff didn't respond through the intercom, so we tried the other and they...
  • Jul 5, 2012

    Maria randomly bought it for me on 6th July 2012 when we were in Chester because she knew I wanted to try it. It tasted really sweet but towards the end it was a bit too sickly. I would eat another one, though!
  • Jun 4, 2012

    I went jogging with Maria at night on 5th June 2012 and after a while we came across a golf course. It was sunset and the place looked really beautiful. We noticed a hill in the middle of the golf course (too big to be part of the g...
  • Apr 13, 2012

    I went to Scotland 11th-15h April 2012 with Maria, Julia and Linda. Before we went I joked (with a very slight element of seriousness) that we should take our bikinis and swim in Loch Ness. We had a look on Youtube and actually foun...
  • Aug 31, 2011

    I visited Maria in Germany for 2 weeks in September 2011. One night I had a dream in which there was both German and English people. I spoke to the English people in English and to the Germans in German, therefore I had a bilingual dream...
  • RAF Benson, Benson, South Oxfordshire District, United Kingdom
    Feb 27, 2009

    I was in Air Cadets and I was offered to opportunity to learn to fly a plane at RAF Benson on 28th February 2009. I was quite nervous after running through how to use a parachute effectively and was expecting the worst. However, the expe...
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