Tag Archives: 2011

Ormskirk Christmas Light Switch On!

You know Christmas time is finally upon us when the Coca-Cola advert comes on TV. That’s usually the second sign; supermarkets usually get on the festive merchandise as soon as Halloween is over! The dark nights and twinkly lights on … Continue reading

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Condensated windows and frosty washing lines.

EEuugh, it’s back to that time of the year again! I don’t mind cold weather, I quite like the frost and the dark nights are a bit of a pain for travelling in but manageable. What I really don’t like … Continue reading

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Smashing rocks and packed lunches.

  Setting off at 8:15am was not a huge perk of my fieldwork day for Geo-environmental Engineering module. And the hour travelling to a very remote place of Wales in a mini bus stuffed with heavy equipment was not a … Continue reading

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One week down, a bazillion to go!

Fresher’s week disappeared so rapidly and now the first week of lectures seems to have done the same! At least that means a bit of normality; all the sports and society groups are back up and running and nights out … Continue reading

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Fresher’s Fair 2011

2 years ago at this time, I was, like many others, packing all my things up ready to move into halls of residence on the welcome Sunday. It was a hectic day. Collecting my key, finding my room, finding some … Continue reading

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Over the sea, the land of the Kiwi!

From Melbourne, Australia, it is only a short 3 hour flight to Christchurch, on New Zealand’s south island. Things weren’t looking good for our flight to be going, the ash clouds from a Chilean volcano were proving unsafe for a … Continue reading

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Australian Winter (Week1)

It would have been lovely to be able to go to Australia in their summer, the heat is generally what is associated with that country. But costing far more than travelling in winter, and with it cutting into my Uni … Continue reading

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The days that slip away.

Days have now passed me that I don’t know what I did in. It feels like weeks, but i only finished second year last week so it can’t have been that long. So what have I been doing? I feel … Continue reading

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Machrihanish 2011 with the Outdoor club

A 7 hour drive, a departure time of 1am, a destination of “random beach” in the sparsely populated town of Machrihanish in Scotland. That was to be our location for 4 days, one porta-loo a 5 minute walk away in … Continue reading

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Hello 2011

Welcome to the first week of 2011 back at the Edge. Hope the holidays were brilliant for everyone, or if they weren’t then I hope things pick up from now on! I’ve missed a week or two of blogging, so much … Continue reading

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