Not so blue January! Notts, home and my first weeks back.

New year, new me. Yes, it’s a cliché however it is totally true.  I have gone from being just a regular Anna to Princess Anna and celebrity Anna. January has been fabulous. After a lovely 2 weeks at home in Bucks, seeing friends and all my family, I packed my life up again and headed […]

The life and times of an English teacher in Spain. Term 1.

Well, I’m officially 1/3 of my way through my year abroad in Alicante, Spain and it’s been an experience to say the least.  I’ll try not to use clichés such as ‘a roller coaster of a ride’ or how I’m telling you about all the ‘highs and lows’ I’ve had or the massive ‘learning curve’. […]

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home “You’re back in England?!” Yeah, I am, SURPRISE! I’ve had to keep it all completely secret because on Saturday night I surprised one of my best friends from school at her birthday night out in Birmingham! I booked the flights only a month or so ago so they were pretty pricey but […]

10 Reasons Why I’m Quintessentially British

The struggles of a quintessentially British girl abroad. I’m amazing, I stand out in a crowd, I’m weird and foreign but sadly some of the attention I receive proves that I’m very much a stereotypical British girl. (I do so hope everybody reads this in my posh RP accent).  I know what you’re thinking and […]

Hello Señorita Anna!

Anna’s New School Teaching year 3 about London   I’ve just completed my second full week in the school which adds up to 10 days altogether.  It’s been interesting. Some people sit in offices gazing at computers, some stare silently at paintings and some just watch other people doing monotonous jobs. Not me, I have […]

The First Week! La Primera Semana!

ARRIVING WITH MUM Packing was an absolute pain in my ass.  If you think packing for uni is hard, try doing it with a maximum of 50kg that must strictly be weighted 20kg + 20kg + 10kg!  Luckily, I’m very good at packing.  I easily managed to fill one suitcase and pack another beautifully however […]