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“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards”: Reflections on a year that changed my life

This week I moved out of my flat in Oxford for two weeks back at home in Yorkshire. I had an annoying trip to London this week searching for a flat, but alas, unsuccessful. For this weeks blog, I am sharing the final post I wrote for the Business School website. I wrote blog posts… Continue reading “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards”: Reflections on a year that changed my life

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After the hardest 50 weeks of my life, we head into the final one…

It’s party time I actually can’t believe this has been week 50 of 51 and tomorrow heralds the beginning of Capstone week, our final week as Oxford students. It has been another busy one; starting the week in Yorkshire, visiting London twice and kicking off the final parties and nights out. On Tuesday, Jas and… Continue reading After the hardest 50 weeks of my life, we head into the final one…

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Nearly 1,000 views of the last blog; exciting news and feeling much better…another crazy week!

Welcome to all my new readers… I wouldn’t normally say this, but since the Business School published my last blog post all over its social media last week, I have had an influx of readers. My last post now tops the charts as my most read blog; reaching nearly 1,000 people in a few days.… Continue reading Nearly 1,000 views of the last blog; exciting news and feeling much better…another crazy week!

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And she spoke too soon…the virus that took down the MBA!

I read back my post from last week; “MBA…Completed it” and now I realise why I’ve been struck with a virus all this week. The week was so intense: activities everyday, essays due in, parties, trips to London, hosting visitors, that my body, like most of the MBAs at the moment, decided enough was enough.… Continue reading And she spoke too soon…the virus that took down the MBA!

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MBA? Completed it…💪🏼

Submitting the final assignment Exactly one year ago today, I happened to be six days into my cycling trip to Vienna. It was a 100km day from Koln to Koblenz. If I think back to that day, riding along the EuroVelo, I wonder if I ever imagined the day one year from now? How different… Continue reading MBA? Completed it…💪🏼

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Happy 1st Birthday to my baby blog 🥳

Captured on my walk (not run 😢) Today marks my 70th blog post and the first birthday of “Yorkshire To..” It is wild to think that I’ve been writing this blog for a year now and it has captured everything from my epic bike ride to my year in Oxford. Never before seen pics from… Continue reading Happy 1st Birthday to my baby blog 🥳

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I’m ready for a drama free week…please 🤞🏼

Lara Croft (not) to the rescue This weeks blog was meant to be the all-singing, all-dancing, super happy post celebrating the end of Brian. Which is true; it was going to be that until Thursday happened. Thursday went from being the best day ever to “really, not again”… I feel like I’ve become so much… Continue reading I’m ready for a drama free week…please 🤞🏼

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Pouring from an empty cup…

Balliol College dinner If I wasn’t so stubborn or disciplined or intent on writing a blog post every week, tonight is definitely the night I would have given it a miss. However, in order to capture the full picture of my time at Oxford and the plethora of experiences and emotions I feel, it’s only… Continue reading Pouring from an empty cup…

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Theresa May bags us a Distinction, fancy dress for class and formal dress for dinner…

My Monday morning started off in a rather unusual way. I can now say I have attended a MBA Private Equity lecture dressed as Super(wo)man, in the Sheldonian theatre in Oxford. Not many people can say that, eh. Superman for the morning To start our week of final classes for Trinity term, our Professor asked… Continue reading Theresa May bags us a Distinction, fancy dress for class and formal dress for dinner…

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Finally we get a formal! And an entire week crutch-free…

Rowing dinner Tomorrow marks mine and Brian’s 10th anniversary, and to mark the occasion I have had a whole week of walking without him or my crutches. After last week’s devastating news that the fracture was still there, I’ve been working hard on all things rehab and I’d like to think they are starting to… Continue reading Finally we get a formal! And an entire week crutch-free…