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Friday, 23 June 2017

My Summer Goals


Welcome to Summer everyone, it's officially here for all of 3 days. The sun has finally started to come out in the UK, and in London we've been having temperatures up to 33°C - so as you can imagine like any self respecting British person does I have been complaining about the heat. OK, so luckily its cooling down a bit now and I guarantee by the time my last 4 weeks at uni are up we'll be back to rain and clouds. Enjoy the sun whilst you can and don't turn into a tomato (just to clarify, you are not too cool for suncream.. and yes, you do burn)
So this week as I continue to be jealous of those already on holidays I tend to think more about what I want to do this summer - which is mostly just doing nothing but I have some other ideas too. 

Number one on the top of my list is something I have procrastinated, hated and tried a couple of times to start again. That thing is driving. Lets face it, I am rubbish and I don't like it, but I've re-passed my theory test last week and booked lessons and my practical test for the summer so it looks like this is it now - fingers crossed ha. As it gets closer to graduation next year I started to realise I am definitely going to need a car if I'm going to get a job and I'm not staying in London. So, there was the decision to hit the nail on the head and just do it even if I don't like it and I will be bad - possibly the record to most times someone has stalled? Broom broom..

Number two is to earn and save as much money as possible - self explanatory really. I'm a poor student who lives in London and is about to pay for driving lessons, I need money. 

Number three of course is to blog more, by the end of July I will have much more time to sit and write and do other stuff, so even though its been a bit lacking the last couple of months there are exciting things to come and I have a lot planned for this!

Number four is to restart my couch to 5K app, its a great app if you ever want to get into running. For me personally on my bucket list is running a 5K (and then half marathon and marathon). The reason for doing this in summer is so I can focus on it and have time - whereas at uni there is virtually no time for this. We'll see how it goes..

Number five would have to be a compilation of all the other stuff I get up to during the summer. This usually includes but is not limited to: bonfires with friends, BBQs, nights out - both big and small, pub crawls, camping, more camping, hiking, sunbathing, holidaying and a lot of general relaxing before I begin dissertation, final placement and then finding a job...

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3 comments:

  1. Hi Emily! I found your blog on "Blog Community"! No worries about driving, I didn't get my licence until last year despite needing one. But graduation and job hunts will force you to get one! Have a great summer! Followed on Instagram for updates and new blog posts, since I don't have a bloglovin account!

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    1. Hiya! thanks for the confidence it's much needed! makes me feel better about not having one until now! thanks so much! Em

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  2. Ooh these sound like great Summer goals! I hope your driving goes well, it's such a fab feeling when you pass! xxx

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