Culture, Prose

Is there life after your Year Abroad?

by Christy Callaway-Gale The beginning and end of everyone’s year abroad (yes, I am about to generalise, which in Oxford’s terms is the bait for your tutor to rip your essay into unbelievably miniature shreds) can be summed up by the question, how are you feeling about leaving? Surprisingly, I think both my answers, although […]

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Culture, Prose

Vicarious Living: #YearAbroadBlogging

In keeping with this fortnight’s theme of ‘digitality’, Vicarious Living brings you an insight into the weird and wonderful WordPress world of that most inevitable of linguist clichés, the ‘year abroad blog’. You can keep up with Christy’s adventures at https://gringachilena.wordpress.com *** A True #Blogging Testament from a Real Live #YearAbroadBlogger Christy Callaway-Gale (aka #GringaChilena), […]

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Culture, Prose

2015? It’s Old News

Although the hangover may be a distant memory and the fireworks over London have long faded, the year 2015 is a fresh-faced newborn, only a few weeks old. But for Bolivia, 2015 has already lost its charm; it’s 2016 that has stolen all the attention. That’s because Bolivia is plugging for 2016 to be…wait for […]

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