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The Madrid Diaries: A Sunny Weekend

I’ve now been living in Madrid for 5 whole months and I can’t tell whether it’s gone fast or slow. It feels like yesterday since I was hit by sweltering heat upon stepping out of the aeroplane in September, but then the end still seems so far away. Nonetheless, with…

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The Madrid Diaries: Coming Home for Christmas

I’m soon to be watching Elf for the 97th time, losing count of how many quality streets I’ve eaten, all while cosying up in front of the Christmas tree. With three months of my year abroad complete, I thought it was time to reflect and share some musings of my time in Madrid so far.

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The Madrid Diaries: A Week in the Life of a Language Assistant

In my previous post, ‘With Every Negative Comes a Positive’, I gave a little insight into the reality of living abroad. Following that, I thought I’d share a week in my life, delving deeper into the reality of working as a language assistant. I was debating whether to upload this. Of…

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With Every Negative Comes a Positive

Scanning through my journal, I realise I can be the biggest pessimist when things don’t always go to plan. On the blog, it’s easy to flaunt the positive side of living abroad with fetching photos and carefully edited text. However, that’s only a sliver of reality. Before arriving I romanticized…

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The Madrid Diaries: One Month In

Wandering, Progressing & Choosing Spontaneity I always say it, but this past month has flown by. The day I’m uploading this marks exactly one month since I hopped off the plane at Madrid’s airport; one month since the stark Spanish heat hit us, shivering in Liverpool’s cold winds just a…

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The Madrid Diaries: One Week In

After what has felt like the most exhausting week, my suitcases are unpacked and I’ve finally settled down in Madrid. I waved goodbye to my Dad a couple of days ago meaning I’m officially alone in a new city, setting out on my long, anxiously anticipated year abroad. If you…

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