I used to hate running. At secondary school I found it exhausting to run around the sports field and I was always one of the last students to cross the finish line.
Have you ever thought about going abroad to volunteer? Making a difference in a country less fortunate than your own is seen by most as a really positive thing to do.
Ever since I was little I have always loved to travel. As I grew older I knew that I wanted to make sure that no matter what career I chose in the future – it would need to involve travelling!
I sometimes find that watching a film adaptation of a book helps me to understand the plot of a book. This is especially true for books from a different period or with a difficult dialect.
At the start of my second year of university, after thinking for a long time about environmental and ethical issues, I decided to stop eating meat and fish and become a vegetarian.
When was the last time you went to your local library? Last week? A month ago? A year ago?
Do the British really get together every afternoon at 4 to sit and drink several cups of tea? Ask any of my German students and they will tell you 'YES!'
If you like books by Holly Black or Cassandra Clare, you'll love Sarah Rees Brennan. Or at least I do!
It takes a lot of bravery to move house. It takes even more bravery to move abroad.
We have all been there.
“Hey, have you watched The Walking Dead series?”
“You need to watch it!”