|Typical Student Accommodation (Photo credit: ell brown)|
Last year at university, I was
It may sound backwards, but I had the best time in this hall block (especially when we compared our rather 'exotic' antics to those of more expensive blocks, who incidentally seemed to have more issues that needed security to solve than us...) In my hall block, I met my university family, complete with mother hen who made sure we all ate regularly and made it in from a night out, protective 'brother' who kept an eye out for us on nights out and vet potential boyfriends and 'sisters' that I could gossip with until the small hours of the next day. My university family looked out for each other, no one outside my halls could talk trash about us or our flats, but we could... (It was the state of them that we all bonded over...) They have all been added to my collection of life-long friends (Thankyou for
September sees us all reunited in a new house... a huge step up from the accomadation that we had. It is twice as big (My bed's a double! Not half a single like it was!) and the kitchen looks like it should be in a Ikea brochure. It's a huge change.
Although I would generally rather things didn't change, this change is good. It takes me to the next step in my life and my second year at university (where I should