Today the Independent reported that a university survey showed that travelling alone “provided some participants with the feeling that they had more control over their lives and actions.” Well…duh! Here’s a short post about my experiences travelling alone and celebrating the benefits of throwing rigid plans out of the window!
Like most people say, Erasmus for me turned out to be the best experience in my life, but unlike others it took me a lot to get to being able to say that.
“When will this insanity stop?” begs Richard Martinez, father of the perpetrator of America’s most recent Mass murder as he points to irresponsible politicians and the NRA.
Furthering my last post on my experiences with history I thought i’d write a little more on it’s relevance today. That post was a nice reminder for me of my experiences in Berlin recently, unfortunately however I do feel it comes with suitable timing, the growing trend of nationalism and “us and them” mentality is disconcerting and increasingly relevant.
Lying in bed, home at last, it had been so long, the walls gathered reverently around to see me again as my tired eyes drifted, slowly finding a picture of summer in 1999, the ecstasy of youth in sunshine, I fancied I was there again, hearing calls for strawberry juice, her voice painted my world tropical and my lips parted, drinking deep I felt:
It’s the perfect story, so they say.
It’s tough taking over the world, but it’s especially tough taking over the world whilst your arch nemesis shares a love interest with you, as Dr. Horrible finds out in Joss Whedon’s short musical “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” a star filled story filmed during the 2008 writers strike.