all good things come to an end

It’s nearly the end of August, and I’ve been back in the UK for about three months now. Although I feel like I’ve adjusted back to life here pretty well, there are still mornings when I’ll wake up, and realise that I’m no longer sharing a room with my roommate. The past few weeks have been quite hard, as the university term has just started at Mizzou, so my Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook are filled with photos of the campus, and of nights out in Columbia’s bars and clubs posted by all the friends I made there. As much as I love being back in England, with all the little home comforts I missed so much, I do wish that I could be back there, going through it all again!13119777_10153438796606536_719110007204662750_o Continue reading “all good things come to an end”

from Manchester to the Mid-West…

by Victoria Rowlands – The University of Missouri – Columbia

Hello from a very cold University of Missouri-Columbia! I’ve been here for two weeks and still can’t accept just how cold it is! On my very first day in Columbia I woke up to find a foot of snow outside the window, and this is something which has become a recurring pattern over the past couple of weeks. The temperatures have gotten as low as -17c, but according to many of the Missouri natives I’ve spoken to, that’s considered to be relatively warm for winter. When I return to Manchester I don’t think I’ll be moaning about the cold as much anymore…

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