Procrastination. Something we all know very well, even if we don’t like to admit it. There is nothing worse than doing it, but like all the stories that start with “When I was your age, I never… “ I am afraid, this is something everybody always does.
I don’t think you have to have either an academic life or a social one. I will however admit that this seems to be the case most of the time. Students find themselves either at one end of the spectrum, or the other. So how do you position yourself smack-bang in the middle?
When I first got to Worcester,I moved in with a girl I met only a short while before, via Internet. Diana is still a friend today. But at the time, everything was new and I was caught in the freshers’ whirl wind.
The lovely time of packing for university. Books, clothes, and a few pairs of shoes.. oh, no! I forgot the toothpaste! Does that sound familiar?
We all know the myth according to which students live on pizza, chicken nuggets and beans on toast. Oh, and let’s not forget, coffee. Like all myths, there is a seed of truth in there. Yes, we are famous for not eating “properly”, but we can’t afford to gear our fridge like Nigella and cooking a roast dinner for one… Doesn’t really make sense, does it?
Prologue:The following series of posts are a blend of personal experience and general information on living on campus. Hope you enjoy!
… So here I am, the only person in Paddington station. Starting to feel a bit like Harry Potter, on the 9 and ¾ platform.