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Nathsies avatar 5:21 PM on 01.04.2013
Why I've not been around so much.
Thereís a reason I havenít posted much not so often, or not at all, in the last few months and itís down to a singular reason. This reason has sucked up more time than anything. I fully expect my impending exams to do the same thing, so donít expect a massive HARDISTY BLOWOUT just yet.

As you know, Iím only eighteen years old. Iím doing my A-levels, the stuff you do the year before you gallivant off to university.

Hereís the reason Iíve been hiding in case I got too excited and jumpy up and downy about it. Iím a History boy, if thatís not apparent already, and Iíve wanted to study History at university for a good while now. I got a few offers back quite suddenly after my application butÖ

I also applied for Cambridge back in October out of trying to see if I could charm my way in. I had to write essays, extra questionnaires and read myself to death. I got an interview for the next month which went swimmingly well in which I discussed topics ranging from apocalyptic fiction birthed by the Black Death and Lyndon B Johnsonís penis. I kid you not. Since then Iíve been panicking, crying and pretty much dying in terms of motivation.

Today I received a letter from Churchill College, you apply to the university and to a college within, stating that they have given me an offer of A*AA.

Quite frankly, Iíve spent the day in locked-in disbelief, shock and a general Ďglass case full of emotionsí.

This is why my time has been diverted to other areas, this is why I have spent so long just cursing at myself and generally being self-deprecating and this is why I have yet to really established any pattern or schedule of content.

But, yes, I did it.

Expect waxings to pick up after the exam period. Early February probably. But for now know that, well, 2013 has started for me in an incredible place.

Cheers,

Nathan

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