100 Reasons for Gratitude

We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving as a holiday in South Africa, but last year I copied  Christine from Bookishly Boisterous in posting 100 things I’m thankful for, and I loved that exercise so much that I decided to do it again. I am combining it with this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, which asks for ten things we areContinue reading “100 Reasons for Gratitude”

Thankful, Semester at Sea and the Weekly Photo Challenge

I’m linking this up with The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge. The theme this week is is Thankful. As I mentioned before, we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in South Africa. Nevertheless, I’ve attended a couple of Thanksgiving dinners before and I love the idea of some good gratefulness. I am inclined to become a little whiny.Continue reading “Thankful, Semester at Sea and the Weekly Photo Challenge”

I am thankful for… [The Bookish Edition]

It seems there are a lot of holidays we don’t celebrate in South Africa. A while ago it was Halloween, this time it’s Thanksgiving. It’s not that we don’t take time to be thankful, but we don’t have Thanksgiving Day. (A while ago I learned that Canada celebrates Thanksgiving on a different date than theContinue reading “I am thankful for… [The Bookish Edition]”

I am now half a doctor

I suppose it is appropriate to share the good news on Thanksgiving, even though we do not really celebrate the holiday in South Africa: I passed my third year final examinations. If you have been following this blog, you will know that I started the year with the will to be a “better student” andContinue reading “I am now half a doctor”