I've been living in London for almost 9 months now, and the longer I go on, the more I hate the tube. Honestly, I get irritated about certain things fairly easily, so putting me on a tube truly tests my patience. It's not the journey I hate, but the types of people I come across … Continue reading 8 irritating types of people you encounter on the tube
On March 8th, we were all graced with the celebration of International Women's Day - a focal point in the movement for women's right, but also day of inspiration, empowerment and togetherness. On this day, every year, our social media channels are filled with female empowerment and the celebration seems to be getting bigger, year … Continue reading Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life.
Its been a while...so I thought there's no better way to make my great big comeback by realising my inner soppyness. Believe it or not, I've spent 4 summer's working on a summer camp through Camp America. I know, it's a shock right?! You had no idea did you? I don't think I've spoken about … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
"Sometimes the best way to recharge our batteries is to unplug them" I'd never have guessed the following of this statement would feel so good. This weekend I decided to disconnect from the online world and spend 48 hours in the 'real world' - no social media, no connection with people (unless face to face) … Continue reading 48 hours in the real world.
YOLO. An abbreviated saying I hate, but end up turning to whenever I get an invite back and click that all import 'apply' button, year after year. After numerous direct marketing campaigns, nights of sobbing into Ben & Jerry's whilst watching old footage, and regular contact with some of my best friends - it was … Continue reading 3rd time was a charm, a 4th wouldn’t harm.
Nothing annoys me more than people making negative comments about employment at camp. "It's not really work is it" and "when are you going to get a real job?" are words I hear far too often. I know people don't mean it in a bad way, but it irritates me. Call me an over reacter, but … Continue reading It’s more than just a bit of fun.
3 years ago I was filling out an application for a summer job. A summer job that would take me thousands of miles away from home, throw me into the great outdoors, and make me responsible for hundreds of other people's children. Little did I know, this 'summer job' would still be taking place 3 … Continue reading A thank you letter to my summer camp.
"What is so special and valuable about working on a summer camp?" "It's just a job for fun" "From the outside looking in, you can't understand it. From the inside looking out, you can't explain it." This is the best quote to describe camp life. Yes, outsiders can be in awe of our mass of … Continue reading Why working at camp is the best job in the world
I think it's fair to say that everybody dreams of travelling. Whether that be going somewhere they've been before; one that has had a lasting effect on them, or consistently getting the urge to visit new destinations. For me, the USA is my destination of choice, and each year, I look to visit a new … Continue reading The simple joys of travelling
and I don't just mean Christmas. Want to do Camp America this summer like I did? Get your summer sorted in a single day at the Camp America Recruitment Fairs in January! This blog should answer all your questions about the fairs! What are recruitment fairs? Camp America recruitment fairs are an annual event that … Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time of the year