january

I’ve kind of always hated January–it’s cold, somehow it seems longer than all the other months, and all the holiday cheer is packed away. But somehow it always seems full of possibility, a chance to do something new. I think I’m prone to surprising myself in January. After all, in Januarys of years past, I’ve…

  • joined a sorority.
  • started doing yoga consistently, to the point of becoming an actual ‘yoga person’.
  • began officially dating a British guy.

Not yet sure how I’ll surprise myself this January.

After all, I’ve been up to a lot, from ringing in the New Year with my boyfriend…

IMG_0602.jpg

Went to my first English football match! Crystal Palace v Grimsby Town at Selhurst Park.

IMG_0610.jpg

And went to my SECOND football match, Wycombe Wanderers v. Plymouth Argyle. The home team won at both these matches… am I a lucky charm?

 

I visited Tate Britain for the first time… (mildly embarrassing, I know)

IMG_0615.jpg

And I spent a lot of time in the library. I did have an essay to write, after all.

IMG_0603.jpg

But I also visited Senate House Library in central London–all University of London students have borrowing privileges here. It feels very Hogwarts-y. Or Oxbridge-y? In Britain, they’re pretty much the same thing.

IMG_0626.jpg

I’ve tried my hand at some new goals so far in January, like learning French, actually writing (!), and baking bread. And I finally got around to booking the ~spotaneous weekend travel~ I never got around to during my year abroad–I’m going to Barcelona in March! Send recommendations my way.

IMG_0667.jpg

So, here’s to January. It’s still not my favourite time of year, but it’s so full of possibility I just have to embrace it.

 Deirdre xx

 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s