On the Road to Manchester!

Today is the day I head up to Manchester to watch my beloved Manchester United tackle Liverpool FC in the Europa League. This is just to show there is a little bit of fun and games going on at the same time as studying. There are many opportunities to relax and see what the UK has to offer!

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My Placement Journey in London

First week

Having worked in kitchens for quite some time and always pushed the health aspect on to my colleagues, it was always going to be an interesting placement for me. The role the inspection officers play is important in my eyes and I felt I could make a difference. As I always say “I could make a difference in one kitchen, or an entire city”. I chose an entire city and that has lead me here to London to pursue an educational dream. To help realise that dream, my placement started with Wandsworth Council Environmental Health Department.

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Settling in, Inductions and New Friends!

My study abroad journey continues…

New Friends

me and house matesOur new flat mates arrived on Saturday and we were excited to see who would be joining us! To welcome everyone, I posted a letter on the door outlining my belief that if we sat down as a flat together to have dinner now and then it would help create a nice home-away-from-home environment and help us build a small network of friends that will no doubt grow over the term, cut food costs and allow us indulge in some nice meals thanks to my passion for cooking! And so we sat down for our first dinner on Monday night. Two of my new housemates were eager to learn how to cook, so I was able to relax with a glass of wine and instruct them from a distance…that’s what it feels like to be a boss! Continue reading Settling in, Inductions and New Friends!