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Madeleine’s blog

Aspiring to conquer life's challenges - or maybe just my degree for now!

Holiday Blues

Personally, I think Alicia Keys got a bit confused when she sang about New York being a concrete jungle because that’s exactly how I would describe Hong Kong. Arriving for the first time, you’ll feel like a tiny little spec of dust in the middle of a dust ball. The skyscrapers are HUGE and I

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

January has been perhaps one of the most exhausting months I’ve experienced in a long time.   My dissertation or ‘it’ as some knew it, was handed in on the January 6th. 18,500 words, 80 pages, countless hours in the library and that’s it, it’s gone. Of course nothing ever runs smoothly, so having arrived

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Christmas Time, Mistletoe and Wine…

And it’s all over for another year! For all us sensible citizens who don’t succumb to the sale of Christmassy merchandise thrust upon us in September by supermarket stores, our 25 days of anticipating Christmas have come to a close. Soon it’ll be time to put the decorations back in the box and find hiding

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Can you make a difference?

How far will you go to do your part for charity? Give money? Volunteer? Personally, I love being able to help others less fortunate than myself as I think we often forget how lucky we are to have the lives we do and the people we have that love us unconditionally. Being a student does

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Fresher Forever or Fresher for now?

The hangovers are out in full force in Cathays as that ‘glass box of emotion’ causes you to surrender to the closest place that will provide food and water, all while accepting that the bright thing we call sunlight needs to be blocked out. Fresher’s week has well and truly taken it’s toll.   The

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