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    Auckland City

    In spite of (or maybe because of) growing up in the absolute middle of nowhere, I’ve always been more of a city girl. I can fall asleep regardless of noise and I love being able to walk to anything and…

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    Future Kitchens

    …or lack thereof. The Electrolux focus I went with is Culinary Enjoyment, mainly because I have no interest in Air Purification and am very interested in Fabric Care, to the point that it’s what I want to look at for…

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    The Utter Sameness

    I knew coming out here that NZ was the Ireland of the southern hemisphere,. “Era, sure it’s grand”=”No worries”, agriculture is still a big deal, and full of Irish people. But I wasn’t prepared for just how exactly the same…

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    New Country, Same Course

    First week back at the sketchbook for 2014, and despite the half-planet distance between colleges, the class stays very much the same. via Buzzfeed The studio is weirdly broken up rather than the one giant communal space I’m used to,…

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    Getting Really Freaking Lost

    The theme of this weeks Study Abroad post is getting lost. And yes there’s a reason. When you come to a new anything you expect to get lost to a certain degree. I remember my first weeks in Limerick, wandering…

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    Goodbye Ireland!

    So a week ago I packed my bags and flew 18,000km away from home to Auckland, NZ. This is the first of what will be a weekly post on the subject of studying abroad. Before mentioning anything about NZ itself,…