If you’re looking forward to university but the idea of living with strangers for a year is creeping you out, or you’re just trying to grasp an idea of the kinds of people you might live with, then this is the post for you. I’ve lived in University halls – twice. So I’ve lived with two very diverse/different groups and I’ve learnt a thing or two about some … Continue reading Types of Flatmates You Should Expect to Meet at University
I went to prison, voluntarily, as a visitor. Not to attend visitation hours to see an inmate, rather to take a tour of the facility. To say the least, it was interesting; and not exactly what I had initially anticipated. The notion of prison is often faded and blurred. It’s not as simple as a black and white function or state but rather this huge … Continue reading Visiting a Category-B Prison.
I feel like the wait for university to begin in September is ever so slow. Perhaps it’s because i’m ‘waiting’ for it. Instead I guess I should be getting on with life and maybe the time will arrive sooner – who knows. When you think of taking a gap year, you initially assume, summer jobs, lots of money, relaxation and going out and getting involved. … Continue reading Gap Year: Keeping Busy
I didn’t think I’d hit a wall with writing so soon. I mean, I have several little ideas and drafts running through my head, but none of them seem blog-worthy, yet. I guess you could say that I’m waiting for a bit of inspiration. From somewhere, someone or something. I find that posts are better when you get a drive to write it from somewhere – … Continue reading Problems With Writing
*Tries to hide shocked face by taking a deep breath* “Oh, that’s… ha… why did you drop out?!” -the reaction I get from almost anyone that finds out I’ve dropped out. I questioned my choice of institution several times over the course of my few months at university. Even before I had moved there, I had a bit of doubt about my decision. But, I … Continue reading Leaving University
Hi, I’m Fyza. and telling me to write about myself probably counts for the second hardest thing you can ask. Second to, what do you enjoy doing?. Not that I don’t have a common share of interests but to find the words to fit a norm of social activities is difficult. My interests are wider than what my words can say in the short space … Continue reading An Introduction