Random stories of living a life in the UK.

Akhirnya sudah genap enam bulan hidup sebagai mahasiswa S2 di Newcastle University, UK. Awalnya mau rutin menulis semua pengalaman selama tinggal dan sekolah di negara impian saya ini, tapi apa daya kemalasan dan tugas yang menerjang jadi penghalang haha. So, in one fine midnight I decided to write the summary of memorable experiences and events which happened. Nothing too special really, but I thought it might guide me walk down the memory lane when I miss this beautiful city (in particular, and the UK as a whole) in future years.

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Alam & Ita Halal: Biggest Project of My Life (so far)

Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite. – Anonymous.

I’m married!!! Yeay~ hahaha. Apparently the 4.5 years long love story of  my ex-boyfriend-now-husband and I, has come to a highly anticipated end, alhamdulillah, but it is also the beginning of our new lifetime voyage and struggle ahead of us, we’re developing our own mini civilization, insha Allah. The wedding is special (yeah, of course), I still can’t move on from all the joy and excitement and it was my biggest project so far, because we managed it without wedding organizer or whatsoever, which was fun and exhilarating.

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People change, shits happen. Matter-of-factly, Heraclitus once said, there is nothing permanent except change. I’ve experienced so many crucial and fundamental changes and even grieved over them, also some trivial yet startling and upsetting changes, which I’m going to tell you in this post. It’s neither amusing nor inspiring but maybe relatable to some of you.

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