A bit of introspection

As we were pulling weeds as part of our volunteer work this morning, Abe and I agreed that after only 24 hours on San Cristobal island, we love the place. He doesn’t think two weeks here will be enough. I reminded him that I only have one, and then we started planning how to maximiseContinue reading “A bit of introspection”

7 tips for new A level students

This time two years ago I had a mixture of excitement and nerves to start a new school and my new A level subjects. Those two years were crazy, filled with ups and downs and lots of learning. If you’re like I was at the beginning of this journey, nothing I say can really affectContinue reading “7 tips for new A level students”

Nerja week 1: falling in love with Andalusia

I’m super lucky to be visiting the Spanish town of Nerja, near Malaga, for 3 weeks, and I’m going to write a blog post for each week! We flew out at 5pm on Tuesday, a little later than anticipated, so my first test was ringing the transfer company to make sure that the taxi wouldContinue reading “Nerja week 1: falling in love with Andalusia”

How I spent two weeks studying in Salamanca

A couple hour’s drive west of Madrid lies one of my favourite cities ever, Salamanca. With two cathedrals over 500 years old, the House of Shells and beautiful sandstone buildings, it’s a beautiful place steeped in history. I first visited with my school Spanish class in February 2018, when we stayed with host families andContinue reading “How I spent two weeks studying in Salamanca”

“What next?”

If I had £1 for every time someone asked me this question I wouldn’t need a student loan. Honestly. Hello everyone! As I’ve mentioned previously, I was an A Level student until mid June when I finished exams, and on top of the crushing stress for revising, we also had to figure out our nextContinue reading ““What next?””

6 powerful things I learned in Barcelona

I was recently lucky enough to visit the wonderful city of Barcelona, flying out early last Monday morning and arriving at lunchtime, and leaving on Thursday. It was a great visit for many reasons but especially because I learned so much, and I wanted to share some of this today. 1. I practiced speaking Spanish.Continue reading “6 powerful things I learned in Barcelona”

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