How would you go about learning a language?

I have no idea how such a ‘lazy day’ could be so exhausting but there we have it! I spent the day with Lloyd, a friend of mine from college, enjoying the sunshine alongside the quay, looking in knick-knack shops, playing board games…Anyway, during the day a question came up, and a question that I [...]


I didn’t plan to spend my evening fighting with a tent.

It’s been a while since I put up a tent. In fact, I believe the last time I (helped) put up a tent was at Aimee’s 13th birthday. Incidentally, this is also the day that I swore never to camp again having got so cold that I was unable to sleep and quite miserable. So, [...]

Embarking on a language learning adventure!

Although, technically, my gap year has already begun, in my mind it doesn’t start until the beginning of August when I’m off to Castlefest in the Netherlands with my mother and one of my best friends, Aimee.However, there are a fair few weeks before that and, in my normal style, I have decided to be [...]


New Times, New Blog

I am currently sat in a hotel room, having been living in hotels since January, doing absolutely nothing. My exams finished three days ago (hurrah!) and, although I don’t think I’ve done as well as I had hoped I am pleased that they are over. Now we wait until results day…Anyway, I have started a [...]