Across Friday and Saturday a festival has been going on in Andasibe. On Friday we took the kids, and the all sang the national anthem. The best entertainment of the day was when I witnessed a domestic between an angry Madagascan woman and her husband. She had caught him with his mistress. She was screaming … More My first weekend away..
Wednesday was my first full day in Andasibe. My first day that didn’t involve travel stress. Thank god! My day started with a shower – as the showers/toilets are outside I was slightly nervous. That might sound silly, but I am a westernised girl after all. So as I made my way across the garden … More My first few days away..
Funnily enough, when I first told people that I was volunteering abroad in Madagascar the best reaction I got was “oh is that because of the film”. I have to say that no it wasn’t because of the cartoon film. When I was younger all I wanted to be was a teacher. As I grew … More Three weeks in Madagascar
So I write this as I sit on the train journey back to Christchurch, reflecting on my time in London. So a few weeks ago, to my excitement, I received an email letting me know my application for work experience at Blue Rubicon had been accepted! For those who don’t know Blue Rubicon is a PR … More My London Experience
So I saw this post on my friend Becca’s blog post, and decided to do one of my own. It’s a great way to reveal a bunch of random, mundane and personal facts; all of which will be completely useless to you! Nevertheless, I hope you enjoy reading them. What is your middle name?: I actually … More Get to know me: 25 Questions
Within the past ten years photography has developed in many different areas; DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, Polaroid cameras, mobile cameras, apps such as Instagram and compact cameras. According to a Canon Press Release, Canon Europe contributes approximately a third of the company’s global revenue, selling to customers in more than 116 countries and regions in Europe, the … More Is professional photography ‘dying’?
So to everyone reading this, I have made the grown up decision to complete a three week placement in Madagascar in General Teaching. I am incredibly excited as it’s a carer option that I am really interested in. Not to mention it being an incredible experience to give back in a less fortunate country – … More Volunteering in teaching abroad
In light of the recent developments, in which regulators granted The UK Womb Transplant Research Team ethical permission to begin an expanded series of ten womb transplant operations, it becomes important to look at why it is important to help women have children. The effect of infertility can be devastating according to Womb Transplant UK. Research … More Scientific developments mean more women can have children
So I am now over halfway through my second year at uni – meaning that I am halfway through my degree. To be honest I know when people say that your time in education flies by, but you don’t realise how true it is. Being this close to the finishing line I’ve begun to question … More MID-UNI CRISIS!!!
I have put together a list of quotes from my favourite books. If you like the sound of them – give them a try! “If people were rain; I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.” John Green, ‘Looking for Alaska’. I always loved the way that Miles spoke about Alaska. Yes she may have … More MY TOP 9 QUOTES FROM BOOKS