Weekend baking

Grace asked me to bake a cake with her. We made two carrot cakes! I recently realised that homemade cakes taste fantastic after being chilled in the fridge overnight. I have tried it with carrot cakes, lemon drizzle cakes and chocolate cakes, and they were also good two days later. It would be due to the rich ingredients.

The baking utensils I have collected in England are piled up. Baking stuff is always tempting!


Stroll in the town

It was summery weather at more than 20 degrees today. On the campus, students got together along the lake, and read books or played games on the grass.

I started to work on my dissertation. I spent my morning collecting papers for the literature review and writing my dissertation proposal to discuss with my supervisor, but I really wanted to go out and take a walk today.

I took a stroll around the town in summer clothes. An old cobbled street is a famous and historic place. A coffee shop on the corner of the street is my favourite. The area surrounding the cathedral is beautiful and a well-conserved historical site.


Mini Celebration

One of my flatmates who studies economics has also finished all her exams. We cooked meal and had a mini celebration with champagne for finishing all of our classes and assignments. I cannot well describe the real sense of achievement I feel now. I could not have overcome many challenges in my MA without my mates. April was a particularly tough period.

I will spend the rest of this week watching films, writing emails to my old teachers, friends and family. The weather is getting nicer and warmer.


Finished all coursework

I have submitted my last piece of coursework for my MA! For the past month, I have had a stressful and unhealthy life trying to find ideas and words and understand theories, while being bound to my desk. One of my essays, in particular, healthcare communication research, took me one month to write, but I am very satisfied that I have completed the essay.

I am very happy to write here about my own things using ‘I’ and ‘my’, and think in my own way without references, citations and deadlines. I need to tidy up my desk which is a complete mess of books, papers and pens. I have a pain in my neck and back.