Author Archives: Gemma

WTF? – Part 3

Out of the things my dad’s partner listed that were annoying him about me, there was nothing I had done any different to anyone else in my family. In fact, in some ways my siblings could be considered more disrespectful … Continue reading

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WTF? – Part 2

I apologise for the complete train wreck of a post that follows. I think this may the longest post I’v ever written on this blog. I had to split it into two posts because wordpress kept crashing! After 2 days … Continue reading

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WTF? – Part 1

I mentioned in my last post that my dad’s partner had treated me badly during the family holiday to Florida. He and my dad had apparently fought constantly while we were on holiday, presumably due to the strain of trying … Continue reading

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Family Secrets

This is going to be a very long post. About a month before the family holiday to Florida last May that I mentioned in a previous post, I found out that my dad and his “flatmate” were in a relationship … Continue reading

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Freshers’ Week

Last week was Freshers’/ induction week at my university. I had two induction days, which went fairly well. My anxiety was through the roof walking into uni on that first induction day, but I coped really well and managed to … Continue reading

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What am I doing with my life?

(And yes, I do have an answer, at last!) A few months ago, after doing extensive research on the profession, I decided that I would like to pursue a career in ecological consultancy. This will be a real challenge for … Continue reading

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Volunteering – Part 2 (Update)

I did WHAT?!? Around the start of the year, I was still utterly clueless as to what I wanted to do with my life. At the time, I thought conservation might be my best bet (though I have since realised … Continue reading

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