Feb, 2017: Nigeria

Preparations for Nigeria began early; visa applications, driver, accommodation. Some colleagues had suggested that perhaps we shouldn't be travelling to Nigeria. This visit was to attend a higher education fair in Lagos Nigeria organised by the British Council. My colleagues in our international office were responsible for the details of the trip and I am …

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April, 2017: Rhodes

There's not much to tell about this trip; this one was a real vacation! All inclusive, luxury hotel, beautiful Greek island. The lesson that we learnt from this holiday was how a break abroad that is early in the year and self-indulgent and focused on relaxation gave us an incredible boost for the rest of …

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Uni days

In September 2004 I registered as an undergraduate student at the University of Leicester. This would become the single most significant decision of my life. The impact that this opportunity has had upon me is immeasurable but I'll mention two fondest consequences. First, the social networks of friends and acquaintances I joined in Leicester have hosted …

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