A month of change

Kian 18

This September has seen the biggest change in our household for some time. Kian has been counting down the days until he leaves for university since he finished his exams back in June and thankfully, he got into his first choice university. On Friday, we took him down to Bristol to move him in to his new accommodation. Until then, it was easy to take it in our stride that he would be leaving home and we busied ourselves with… Continue Reading “A month of change”

The ideal Laptop for university

If you have been following my blog recently, you will know that we are the very proud parents of a young man off to university this month. We have been busy organising everything he needs to take with him and although we have tried to save money by packing existing possessions, there are some things that have needed replacing. One of those things is his ancient laptop. It has had a good innings, but at five years old and with… Continue Reading “The ideal Laptop for university”

5 gift ideas for freshers

Trunk of Drunk Game

Kian is off to start his university adventure tomorrow and I have been busy collecting all the practical things he is going to need when he gets there. My head has been so full of all the boring stuff, that I have forgotten the little things. Reminders of family, home comforts, little treats and things to help him bond with new friends. 5 Gift ideas for freshers George Foreman Compact Grill OK, so it still errs on the practical side,… Continue Reading “5 gift ideas for freshers”

What to pack for university

university

A-Level results are in and I am super proud to say that Kian got accepted into his first choice university and has already got the date of his move. I am excited, but also a little nervous for him. He is our first child off to university and will be living away from home, so we are a little unsure what to expect and I have been busy researching absolutely everything he will need to take with him. What he… Continue Reading “What to pack for university”

A-Level Results are in – what happens next?

university

Studying at university is a big decision for any young person. In the last few months we have been on university open days, Kian has made first and second choices, got through exam season, made his accommodation choices and is now on the final few stressful days until the results come in. What happens next? A-Level & BTech results day is 16th August at school / college. You will be able to see online at track.ucas.com whether you have a… Continue Reading “A-Level Results are in – what happens next?”