Since getting back to New York, I have been trying to get back into work and studying life. It's funny how even a one week break really throws you off. So 'Fall' season has officially started, however we had one last weekend of VERY hot weather (highs of 34 degrees celsius!). Very rogue for the … Continue reading 24. Beginning of ‘Fall’, Global Citizen Festival and Sunsets
Before I came out here, I wasn't planning on going back home to England until my year in New York was over. However, things come up (main reason I've been MIA from the blog). It's often hard to remember that life is still happening at home, not just standing still.. Sadly my Grandma passed away … Continue reading 23. Unexpected trip home
I can only apologise for my radio silence on here. So now I am going to play catch up for you all! The last week and weekend of August, where Labor day falls, is considered (by Americans) as marking the unofficial "end of summer"! So, obviously, had to cram in as many fun summer activities … Continue reading 22. Tennis fun and Labor (Labour) Day Weekend
My workplace gives all North America employees a complementary "summer day", essentially an extra days holiday to use in the summer. As (unfortunately) summer is drawing to a close, I had to use my day asap or risk losing it. If I've ever needed a good excuse for a long weekend, this is one of … Continue reading 21. Weekend away – Baltimore
With the Mountbatten programme, there are two intakes per year: March (when I came out) and August. A lot of changes have occurred over the last couple of weeks with the transition between the old and new August intake. Saying goodbye to the Augusts meant a lot of leaving meals, drinks, celebrations etc. (goodbye any … Continue reading 20. Current August intake leaves, new August intake arrives
The last two weeks mainly consisted of late nights in the office writing my Managerial Accounting and Finance essays.... so. much. fun..! But you'll be pleased to hear they were all submitted on Friday, so done and dusted with that module. As much as my life has been consumed by accounting essays, I still tried … Continue reading 19. Fitting fun activities in between essaying
Apologies. Failed on uploading last week... To be honest, didn't do too many exciting things last week.... William and Alice flew back England on Monday night 💔 I had a presentation in class, so not a very fun Monday! Tuesday night, I met a couple of friends at Brass Monkey for a couple of drinks … Continue reading 18. Exploring New York
I need another weekend to recover from this weekend. I am absolutely shattered! SO MUCH WALKING, SO MANY ACTIVITIES! But. Look who came to visit!! After travelling the east coast of the US for the past two weeks, followed by a few days in Boston, they finished their trip by visiting little old me in … Continue reading 17. I have visitors!!
Exhausted. Depleted bank account. Pile of dirty laundry. In desperate need of a quiet few days and a good nights sleep. I think I did Miami right! 4th July national holiday equals the perfect excuse for a long weekend away. Hello 5 days in Miami! Flew out at 6am Saturday morning. Checked into our hostel, … Continue reading 16. Weekend Away – Miami, 4th July Holiday
I'm actually so glad I decided to start this blog. I struggle to remember what is done the week before, let alone remember all the great things over the whole year!! I had something on every single evening this week. I know. I'm so popular... Okay, admittedly, Monday was masters class, so that's not very … Continue reading 15. So. Many. Activities.