Hide and Seek
"Too many are thinking of security instead of opportunity. We seem to be more afraid of life than death." - James Bymes
Today everyone at my school sent their UCAS forms off. These are applications to universities in the UK - I have not sent one. It feels very, very strange not to be following the crowd on this one. It feels like I've had it drummed into me that everyone goes to uni after school. Its just what you do. Especially if you get As. So it feels very very strange to not be planning on uni for me. I know I can always go back when the timing is better, but it still feels like I'm taking a big risk - and one i'm glad to be taking. I've always preached to myself that I don't want to live the by-the-book life, and that I want to make something of my time here in a different way, and its a big kick up the ass when it actually sinks in how scary that is!
I am so excited. Next year I move to live with my Aaron, someone who I met on flickr and fell in love with when I first started my account here. My parents will support me until I am 21, then it is up to me to decide whether uni is a good choice (by then I'll have citizenship, so the prices won't be so ridiculous) or whether I will go it without. My dad always told me that the best way to learn is to experience, and I really do believe this will be one of the best of my life.
No need to be scared, right :)
the piece of hair is not tied, it just got caught on a bit of splintered wood - but i like how it came out! This is the attic of the garage outside my house. The reason I never used it before was because I always thought the lighting wouldn't be good enough - but it seems I was wrong.
Our Blog! for a before/after!