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”

October Rewind

Sooooo October’s nearly over. Yeah that happened. How?? When?? Tomorrow will be Christmas, next week New Year and after that, Easter. What the hell. It’s been a short while since my last post and October has been such a busy month I thought it would be a nice idea to round all the simple stuffContinue reading “October Rewind”

Thoughts ~ slowing down

Make days off count. Pamper yourself. Learn to do nothing. Then learn to do nothing without feeling guilt. Then learn to schedule time for doing nothing. Listen to your body; it knows you best. There are times to override the urge to snooze, and there are times to skip the gym + sleep more. LearnContinue reading “Thoughts ~ slowing down”

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”

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”

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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