My best friend Molly and I have talked about going to Disneyland for years. We visited for a short few hours around two years ago with our school but we wanted more. Usually people think of Disneyland as a place for kids, but two weeks ago, Molly and I packed up our suitcases and headed to France for a trip of dreams.
We have no idea when or how we ever became friends, but I also can't remember my life without you in it. (I definitely remember times when I hated you but I also remember that I was six years old.) There's no me without you and I hope you know that. When you make friends… Continue reading Dear My Best Friend,
When you finish college, almost everyone expects you to go to university. You're expected to get a degree, get a job, get a house, get married and have kids, and that's it, that's your life. We're programmed by our teachers to think that your only path is to apply through UCAS and pray you get the grades to meet your offers. For the girl who has wanderlust running through her veins and the world at her fingertips, that wasn't enough.
I've spent the last thirteen and a half years of my life in education, so I'd like to think that I've learned an awful lot. In recent years, I've realised that some of life's greatest lessons can't be taught by a teacher or learned in a classroom.