Excluding the mass panic striking at the hearts of Munich’s exchange students (MUC airport is experiencing serious delays and cancellations, […]
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Can someone please call me a taxi to the airport or, failing that, my mummy.
I spent my 19th birthday writing a public law exam and then going to the cinema to see New Moon […]
Verkaufen Sie Gummistiefel? Do you sell wellies?
This week, ERASMUS has been exceptionally bad for my hair. A lack of funds and fear of German hairdressers (or […]
A Wee Viennese Adventure (and some rambling)
I can pretty much guarantee that if you don’t have the ‘travel bug’ before your ERASMUS year, you will definitely […]
Of course shortbread is chewy!
I feel I’ve let Scotland down slightly this week. Apparently my German no longer sounds ridiculous because of my Scottish […]
“Good luck exploring the infinite abyss”
The title is, for those who don’t share my love of indie films and/or Zach Braff, a reference to Garden […]
Scots don’t make good salsa dancers
I’ve now lived in Munich for just over a month, and the city finally feels like a home away from […]
The Invention of the Maß was neither big nor clever
I’ve heard the ERASMUS grant referred to as ‘free beer money’ on many an occasion, but until now I have […]
I don’t even get German zoos.
This week I experienced my first lessons and lectures in a German university, of which I understand approximately 10%. After […]
Second Half of German Freshers’
The last week has passed in a blur of orientation classes, excursions with the exchange society, learning that Germans very […]