The European Adventure … Part 4 – Becky Bye

Day Four- Saturday 24th July- Ferry Crossing from Greece to Italy The day began with what could have potentially been a disaster, in that none of our alarms went off for our 6am start in order to make our trek towards Italy! Luckily, Lexi’s uncomfortable sleeping place on the balcony meant that she was naturally …

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CRETAN DELIGHT… by Francesca Vitale

“I’ve booked a holiday! We leave in…3 days!” Let me introduce my family, the Vitale’s. We are late, last minute and LOVE Crete. Having been to Crete 4 times previously, I was more than excited when my mum sent this text informing me that we were to land on this beautiful Greek island again very …

The European Adventure… Part 3 – Becky Bye

Day Three- Friday 23rd July- Athens and Out and About We awoke feeling refreshed and surprised that we had actually manage to get some sleep! Our first excitement of the day was to get on a wrong bus, and end up travelling almost half an hour in the wrong direction across Athens. On the plus …

Waves Of Emotion – A Poem by Seb Farris

The sun is up, My heart is down, My smile extinct, My face a frown; I wish to wilt Like Autumn’s fading flower, Rhythmically writhe, Eyes all a glower. The moon is full, My heart is beating, My smile returning, Though it may be fleeting; I wish to sleep, Like Midsummer Night’s lovers, Coil up …

The European Adventure … Part 2 – Becky Bye

Day Two- Thursday 22nd July- Athens and the Acropolis A night of broken and almost non-existent sleep was more than made up for by a freezing cold shower- nothing like it to make you feel more human in the unbelievable heat of Athens! For our first full day in Athens, we thought that there was …

The European Adventure … Part 1 – Becky Bye

The night before departure All last minute checks made by the group; passport- check, foreign currency- check, inter rail ticket- check, rucksack almost the same size as yourself- check, insides squirming from a mixture of nerves and excitement- check! The night before departure was not a good night if you believe in signs from above- …