I apologise to those of you that read my blog! I am in the process of writing up the first part of my trip to Korea from this summer…but it is taking longer than I had expected! Maybe it’s just because I like to babble on and on…and on. I hope that those of you that celebrated it enjoyed your…

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Just a quick one…I had my first piece of writing published on the website The Student Review (http://thestudentreview.co.uk/) today! I have started writing for the student-run website, about different cultures, travelling and languages. I will hopefully be submitting work recently, and I will keep you updated on when I have work posted! If you would like to read my first…

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Yesterday I was studying at university, well, trying to. I have a lot of important deadlines come up, including deadlines for year abroad applications, and mix those with mandatory homework that we receive every week, including for those modules I have deadlines for, it makes for a whole big ball of stress and tears. My work didn’t seem to have…

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The city of Birmingham has been twinned with Frankfurt in Germany for over 40 years and for the last twelve winters, Birmingham city centre has played host to the Frankfurt Christmas Market. The Frankfurt Christmas Market, which opened on 14th November this year, offers the people of Birmingham, and anyone else who wants to visit, the opportunity to experience a…

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So in my Spanish Language Skills class at university yesterday afternoon (well, technically 2 days ago, as I write this at 00:10) we had a really nice lady called Shadia come to speak to us about an organisation called Volunteach Peru. This organisation recruits British students, and only British students, to work as English language teaching assistants at schools in…

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