Sunday, 4 October 2009

Easing Back Into University...




Gail and me: Two overworked and tired university students, out to get some fresh air...



I know I'm tired when my very small eyes are even smaller than they usually are (see above), and they're puffy...

I know other people know I'm tired when my professor suggests I skip classes so I can have the day to myself...



This is what happens when you don't get a full holiday like everyone else, and just when you were enjoying your break, you have to drag your bum back to classes!

Besides that, it's been a pretty fun semester so far. I'm enjoying my classes (can't say the same about the workload, but well) and even most of the assignment-contents, and heck, I found a job this time around.



It was pretty much the perfect job for me. I get to combine my experience contributing to the newspaper along with my volunteer work experience, as I know am an Outreach Coordinator for a group that does alot of well, outreach work for marginalised groups.

Just last week, I got to see the workings of the food cupboard, which I must say is a really swell idea. The cupboard feeds about, on average, 200 people in the community a month, and everyone is welcome. Some families get a weekly supply, while for everyone else, they are welcomed to drop by whenever the cupboard is open.



University events too sometimes support the program. For example, instead of charging a cover-entry to the bar, they might decide to one night do a 'bring-two-cans-of-food-in-exchange-for-entry'.

Looks like I'll have my hands full this year. But that's the point of an education right? To gain as much experience as possible! And staying busy's just the way I like it...;)




4 comments:

pinky said...

wow is your hair purple gal?? or red?? nice anyhow!!

the Razzler said...

Dear Daphne..

You are destined for greater things in life!!

Please do rest well though!

Take care.. :)

Daphne Ling said...

Hi Pinky,

Purple! It's red now, though...The purple has faded...Argh! =( Lol, it doesn't look too bad though...

Daphne Ling said...

Hi Uncle Jimmy,

Yes, I am destined for greater things in life--to eat chocolate as much as I want and to be happy! Lol...;)

You take care and rest well too...!