2013-14

Blog posts made during the 2013-14 academic year.

  • Saying Adieu to a Year of Placement

    "Saying Goodbye doesn't mean anything. It's the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it." Trey Parker It's hard to find the perfect words in order to summarise the things I've learned and experienced over a whole...

  • Bristol Festivals: Love Saves The Day

    “I’m covered in mud.” Valerie Alunan Love Saves the What? Love Saves the Day. Pioneering Bristol music festival. Party in the park extravaganza. Mountains of cast away Red Stripe cans. Hipsters' day to show off their un-mainstream fashion. Metres and...

  • A Year at PEAK (25/05/2014)

    Most of the posts I have done so far have covered all the experiences I have had outside of work. Whilst I have tried to touch on my experiences at PEAK as I have gone along I have decided to...

  • The Pros and Cons of having a desk to call your own

    "It's a wonderful world. You can't go backwards. You're always moving forward." Harvey Fierstein Apologies, and many more apologies for my absence in the world of blogging. I have had, let’s say, a very busy period of my life. ‘But...

  • Easter Weekend (27/04/2014)

    One of the places I wanted to visit before September was Toronto, so when Mary (my old roommate) offered me the chance to go back with her for Easter I was pretty excited. Mary, her boyfriend Jeff and a couple...

  • Let's go RED SOX (11/04/2014)

    So last weekend it was time to hit the road again!! It had been way too long since I last travelled anywhere (mainly because of the winter) and I jumped at the chance to visit some friends who I met...

  • Summer is coming...yeah right!! (23/03/2014)

    Every day when I arrive at work I am promised that summer is just around the corner...However on the basis of the snow storm last night I would tend to disagree!! It's not all bad though...it's definitely not as cold...

  • It's still snowing (07/02/2014)

    Well...this has definitely been the coldest January I have ever experienced!! After coming back from New York the temperature hovered between -30 and -40. I even read an article that claimed that at times Ottawa has been colder than the...

  • New Year in New York (05/01/2014)

    Before I get started I just want to wish everyone a very merry 2014!! So since my last post we have had the small matter of Christmas and New Years. Christmas was pretty quiet without the family. On Christmas day...

  • Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!! (22/12/2013)

    So since my last post we have had a slight change in the weather. It has snowed ALOT. Just over 2 weeks ago (ish) we had the first dumping of snow. Now in England we are normally used to a...