2011 awaits, but I must bid farewell to 2010

First and foremost, thank you for all the support I have received for my blogs this year. While I could proceed with a Grammy/Academy Award type speech, I promise you I will not.

With only a handful of days left of the 2010 calendar left, I am so excited to see the end of this year. This has been a great year, but I believe 2011 awaits so much more.

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Time to pack up and move out.

The QUT Student Sharehouse Blogging competition has officially come to an end.

Our student bloggers promised to post at least once a month about their lives at university, and all have done a wonderful job. Whether it was advice about sitting next to the cutest guy or girl in a lecture or the essential playlist to study by, we hope you have enjoyed their take on student life. We’d like to thank the bloggers for sharing their knowledge with us.

Based on your votes and the decision of the judging panel, QUT’s Favourite Blogger for 2010 is…

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Did you just say -20 degrees?

Hi everyone,
So it’s a lovely -5 degrees here in Edinburgh and I’m here relaxing in the warmth of an Internet cafe in the heart of the city. The last few days have been a bit of a trek and a half trying to get around as you may have seen on the news that the UK is having one of their earliest snow seasons in almost 20 years. Which means of course for travellers relying heavily on planes that they’re in for a bit of a struggle.

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So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Adieu!

Ahh, The Sound of Music! So happy and gay, which is exactly how I am feeling, it’s almost as if there is a miniature production of the classic playing out inside me right now. Can you guess why? Because I PASSED! Uni is over! I am graduating! Oh, it’s so joyful I just want to dance from rooftop to rooftop and scream at the top of my lungs. What I actually did when I found out was burst into tears. Tears of sheer relief. Tears of accomplishment. Tears of cheer and merriment and….well, exhaustion really. The weight of the last three years of study has finally been lifted from my shoulders. I’ve done it. And now, hidden amongst the feelings of glee and elatedness is a tiny swirl of trepidation.  Read more