As my first year at Cardiff University draws to a close, I am left pondering what I have learnt and what I would change. However, what I can say is that year one of uni has been incredible and exceeded all of my expectations. I have not only made great friends and memories but I Read more
Another year goes by and another Varsity sadly passes us. Varsity, as you probably know already, is an annual sporting event between Cardiff and Swansea and it’s the second biggest Varsity behind Oxfordshire and Cambridge. Oxfordshire is where I am from, thus Varsity is always a big event for myself when it comes around in Read more
Here we are, three or so years ago and we’re moving to Chiang Rai for seven months. my family and I attempting a gap year together, what would we find? I’ll cut right to the chase because this penultimate post is about sports. We found Chiang Rai united or the Oranage Knight as it is Read more
Ionawr brysur! Mae o wedi fod yn Ionawr eithaf prysur iddy fi. Mi wnaeth y tymor prifysgol gorffen yn braf iawn ag mae diwedd y tymor Dolig yn wastad yn llawer o hwyl yn y brifysgol. Roedd uchafbwyntiau yn cynnwys crol dolig y Gym gym, cinio nadolig rygbi ag wrth gwrs cinio Nadolig efo ffrindiau. Read more
So, the inside scoop is this month has been pretty much flat out since before the new year. Term ended nicely as the weeks before Christmas are always good fun. Highlights such as the Gym gym’s (welsh speakers society) Christmas social, the rugby Christmas dinner, numerous other dinners with friends and the drive up through Read more
One of the highlights of this term has been without a doubt playing University Rugby with Cardiff Medics RFC. After a few years out from the game I was a bit reluctant about putting the boots on and trying it again but its been nothing short of a blast. Playing again has been outstanding but Read more
Sorry I’m a bit late with posting this latest blog, life is crazy hectic as per usual! We’re going headfirst into May exam season (gulp) and you’ll all be putting the study hours in no doubt, so I wish you all the best of luck! You can do it! This time of year is not Read more
No, not the one you are probably thinking of or even the second one, this is the prestigious Boots Optom vs Pharmacy varsity that is now in it’s second year and happened this last weekend here in Cardiff. In this ultimate test of sporting prowess OPSOC and WPSA (the pharmacy society) battle it out for Read more
Aikido meaning “the Way of harmonious spirit” is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a way of combining his spiritual beliefs with his philosophy and martial studies – he previously trained in judo and jiu jitsu. He envisioned it as an art that practitioners could use to protect themselves but without harming Read more
My study China adventure begins finally when i arrive in Hangzhou, after my short travels across Wuhan and Beijing I take up camp in my new student digs at Zeijiang University. I made it into Hangzhou station by 9pm but turns out Hangzhou is a lot busier than I was used to and so getting Read more
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