Busy Busy Busy!

Hey guys! πŸ™‚

So I know I promised a blog/vlog after I came back from Amsterdam but honestly I forgot how much work this thesis is! However I have lots of events coming up soon so I’m just going to keep recording them and writing notes about them and then I’ll bombard you with so many blogs you’ll be sick of me πŸ™‚ My thesis is due in the first week in September! 20,000 words and it feels like it’s never going to end. For now I’ll throw a couple of Amsterdam pics your way.

Miss you all! Stay safe.

CiΓ‘ra xoxox

First arrived in Amsterdam :)

First arrived in Amsterdam πŸ™‚

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Anne Frank Museum

Anne Frank Museum

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Compliments of the hotel β™₯

Compliments of the hotel β™₯

At the Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant β™₯

At the Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant β™₯

Dam Square

Dam Square

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By Central Station β™₯

By Central Station β™₯

One of those days

It’s just one of those days today. I woke up with an allergic reaction over my face, hands and elbows and I feel itchy all over. This happened 4 months ago too but no one know’s what is causing it. Although I have a sneaky suspicion it may be my hair dye??

I wanted to pay my deposit to DCU today to secure my place but I “didn’t exist” in the system.

Also, money that has been trying to transfer to my account from the Fee’s office in college refuses to go in….. BOILING POINT!! “Breath Ciara breath” ..Β 

Then, I rolled up my sleeves and became a pushy person! I’m not aggressive by any means but sometimes you need to stand your ground when you know you’re not in the wrong. Anyway.. after numerous phone calls, stress and hair being pulled out.. end result of the day??

Money should be in next week and my fee’s are paid! RESULT!! everything’s sorted! πŸ™‚

….. except my allergies *scratch, scratch*

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Life catch-up

Firstly, Happy Easter you guys!! Scoff your faces!! Love me some chocolate I do πŸ˜€

So I havn’t blogged in… ages??

Why? Well basically life has been crazy. So much stuff has been going on and then I suppose once it calmed down I’d fallen out of the rhythm of blogging.Β 

I have 1 month left in college, super stressed with a ton load of work. I’ve been faced with problems of “what am I doing with me life!?”. 2 weeks ago I got offered a place in DCU to do a MA in International Relations as long as I get a 2:1. At first I was elated with happiness, pride and some nerves. But now the crunch-time has come.. time to get working.

I got my hair dyed a dark chocolate brown yesterday.. the blonde brown is gone.. I’ve gone to the dark side πŸ™‚ I love the change!Β 

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Joe and I are still together. 1 year and 1 half πŸ™‚ never been happier. He treats me like a princess..he’s a keeper. That part of my life is awesome anyway πŸ™‚

I’ve been hanging out with my mates and catching up with old ones. You find that when you leave secondary school and everyone goes different ways you fade apart. It’s nice to catch up over coffee. Keep your mates close. πŸ™‚

I’m 21 this year and instead of a big function room party (which I would dread..don’t like all the attention), my parents have bought a 2-week holiday to Zakynthos for them, me and Joe. We go a week after my exams finish and I am so excited for it!

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So, I’m going to go now and try and write an assignment on feminism in Irish literature.. If you ever feel sad, just look at this picture of a smiling lamb πŸ™‚ Taa-raa

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Unremarkable things about me

I know some (or all) of you that read my blogs don’t know me so here’s some little facts that might give more of an insight on my writing.

  • I’m 20 years old
  • I’m in my final year studying English and Music in Uni and I don’t have a clue what Masters degree to do next year… Education or Media?
  • I live at home (still!) because with college expense I can’t afford to move out.
  • And that’s a killer because living at home sucks when you’re older. Although there are some perks (dinner, laundry etc)
  • I have a fantastic boyfriend of over one year called Joe and he’s everything to me.
  • I also have many lovely friends who are the bombdiggity.
  • I can be a pretty weird random person and sometimes thoughts pop into my head and I’m like whaaaaaaat?? I just have to remember not to say them aloud because people might think I’m crazy…. doesn’t really work though
  • I have a new found love for wine.
  • I quite like my own company and doing my own thing.. I don’t feel a need to constantly be doing what other people do.. so I guess that means that I have my own mind.
  • I have plans to get the hell out of this country after college and see the world with Joe.
  • I LOVE to read more than watching tv.
  • I used to be too trusting when I was younger and I also put up with peoples crap because I guess I had no backbone. Put the past year has changed all that and I’m a happier stronger person.
  • I’m constantly in a love/hate war with my body. But what girl isn’t?
  • I can be jealous and insecure. Not overly so. But the feelings are there.
  • I’m a morning person. But I’m not a night person. Once I’m tired there is NO staying awake for me.

Daily Message

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Every girl (and boy) has insecurities. I’ve been with my boyfriend now over a year and I still can have jealous days. He’s never given me reason to be jealous or insecure, but sometimes we just have those days don’t we? So chin up, smile and smack yourself for being silly πŸ˜› there are things about you that make you..you. Always remember that. And remember, you are beautiful! πŸ™‚

The Future Changes

I havn’t blogged in a while. I’ve had looooads of assignments due in and then what time I had off I was catching up on sleep and going out. However.. today has been a difficult day for me in terms of.. my future? What the HELL am I going to do when I graduate?

Now don’t get me wrong. I havn’t been completely clueless up to now. The problem is that my ideas are changing. I was at a meeting today… and I was advised NOT to do my TV/Radio production Masters degree next year but instead to do a Diploma in Education as a backup in case my dreams fall flat and I have no back up.. However I’m determined not to give up so easily. I’m currently emailing every radio and tv station in Ireland looking for advice. So far only Today FM has got back to me in what to do next year. I’m so grateful for that.. but what to do? If the councellor is right, and my dreams of working in Radio don’t come true.. could I really be happy teaching second level English and/or Music? It’s a very comfortable career to have and if I got into teaching I would be sorted for life.. but would I be happy? Am I willing to let my dreams and plans change?

So now I have to follow my head or my heart.. what would you do?

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