Life update

3 weeks ago I started my placement on a Haemathology and Oncology ward, hence I haven’t had the time to make videos. This post is going to be a quick life update.

Firstly, I passed my most difficult exams which is a great relief. Now I  just need to pass my Assessment of practice (placement assessment) and my progression meeting at the end of the year when my portfolio will be graded. Additionally, I am awaiting for the results of one of my essays.

Secondly, my placement has been really enjoyable so far due to the super friendly, supportive and hardworking staff. Studying about cancer and blood disorders has really made think about specialising into a certain role in the future, although I have not decided in which area to do so yet. The systemts of the human body that interest me the most are the cardio-vascular system, the lymphatic system and the immune system.

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source: oncology-central.com

Overall, Module 4 has been the toughest module of all so far. I will update more next weekend with more details on my course and plans for the summer. I’ve been thinking of what to do during the summer vacation, however, I have not decided for sure.

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Afternoon tea at number 17

About a month ago my friend had her birthday party at a tea house called Afternoon Tea at number 17. 13094422_759429360860545_8042945030097749284_n

The owner is called Leanna and she had beautifully prepared a table for 8. The crockery and cutlery was fancy and exciting.

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My friend and I ordered a white tea pot with vanilla flavour to share and a piece of bluberry cake each for £5 per person. Others ordered delicous looking scones or a quiche.

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We didn’t have to wait long for our order to arrive which was great. We had plenty of time to chat in a fancy relaxing atmosphere. If you are wondering where to have your birthday party then Afternoon tea at Number 17 is a great place to enjoy. 🙂

 

Day in London

Since I’m getting closer to the end of my 2nd year I’ve been thinking a lot lately where I want to be after I graduate. London has always attracted me with its urban lifestyle, dynamic environment and multicultural community. I have visited London before for a week each time but I was always guided by someone, so this time although only for a day, I challenged myself to visit again and be a guide instead. Since my husband came to visit me for a week I got us tickets to London and became my husband’s guide for a day. 🙂

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We left from UEA at  around 7:50 am with megabus (£15 return ticket per person) and arrived at Victoria coach station around 10:30 am. We topped-up our Oyster cards and got on the tube from Victoria to Oxford circus. After a break in Starbucks and shopping in John Lewis we went to Waterloo station to hop on the London eye.

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It cost £31 per preson for a 30 min ride but the queue wasn’t long and the weather was nice. Plus, we got to get a photo with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt whose figures were in the ticket collection office.

 

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Overall, London is busy and expensive but it offers opportunities for work and development which no other city can offer. Hence, I strongly consider moving there in the near future. But above all I just want to be somewhere, anywhere with my husband together.

BBQ with the Japan society at UEA

The Japan society at UEA (University of East Anglia) had its annual BBQ day by the lake. We welcome everyone interested in Japanese culture. We are a mixture of Japanese and non-Japanese people so all nationalities and ethnicities are welcome to join! You can make new friends, study Japanese and enjoy good time.