As the sun rises and illuminates the Bosphorus Sea, the city comes to life in the extreme early hours of the day. Eager tourists are already wandering around, cameras slung over their shoulders and tell-tale tourist signs written all over them. Appealing prey for the salesmen selling everything from portable handheld sewing machines to delicious…Read more Istanbul
The air is thick like tomato soup. As you exit the airport, you are hit with the fanfare of taxi drivers whistling and pressing on their horn as they try to grab your custom. In the early hours of the morning, the exterior of the airport is still very much alive but the unlucky tourist…Read more A Scene
Visiting theme parks is always a day of excitement mixed with fear. Well it was for me since a couple of years ago but now that fear has passed down to my little brother and cousins so of course I enjoyed teasing them yesterday when we visited Thorpe Park. I have to say though, they…Read more Thrills!
What do you do after it has rained during Summer in England? Pull out the BBQ of course. We are not going to let dear old H20 mess up our plans right? That's what we did today after a downpour of rain which threatened to sink all our hopes of a BBQ down the drain,…Read more Dealing With British Weather
If you could enter your desired profession without a degree, would you still go to university or college simply because you love the subject? This is a question that I have asked myself, especially since yesterday's post got me thinking about what our perception of education is. As we know, university degrees have been taking…Read more If You Could..?
I've just completed my A-levels and like thousands of students across the country, I will be going on to university this year. However, the ironic thing about this is that from a young age we were taught to work hard in order to achieve well in education but now the tune has changed. Apparently university…Read more The University Conundrum
With results day done and dusted for A level students in the UK, the next day if hyperness shall be this Thursday when GCSE results are revealed. With people going from secondary school to college or from college to university, there is a year of students who are often forgotten about. It is those who…Read more A Year In Review
What better way to relax after results day than with spraypaints? After delving in the shed for a saw to cut a suitable piece of plywood, I finally managed to actually use the saw. They say that a man is meant to take care of his tools but for my dad this just means bundling…Read more Relaxing With Spraypaints
If you have nothing to do with the education sector, then you probably look on in bemusement when results day rolls up. I trust however, that you are not one of those who dismisses students' achievements by saying things like "oh exams were far more difficult in my time" or "I wonder how many real…Read more Receiving Results On Live TV, EEK!
Have you seen me on TV today? Did you spot me and think hey I know this guy! Full updates about today shall come later but I thought you may want to check out Sky News on the hour. Oh and they have a website of course..
Many of you have been asking for clues as to where I will be on tomorrow. Well there you have it, I've given you a clue.