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The only time I've regretted not using sunblock here are the couple of times I've spent trekking mountains - because you get exposed to the sun quite a lot then.
I wanted to go into teaching too. Still do, but once again I have found myself in the wrong place at the wrong time. This is the first year that Sheffield University has not offered the primary PGCE, which is what I wanted to do, so if I want to carry on with this I'm going to have to move. I love this city, but it's infuriating beyond reason.
It takes one year to complete a PGCE. Man up and move out.
In reality though, as an example if you can already play the violin and the guitar, moving on to pick up mandolin is pretty easy, as the tuning/finger positions are all very similar to the violin, whereas the instrument is played much like the guitar.
In any case, the stupid woman should have been more careful about what her security questions were. If you're a prominant politician, you can't make it easy for people.
In any case, it's impossible. How are ISPs supposed to go out there and block all pornographic content?
Also, don't blame the service provider, blame the parent who allows one in three 10 year olds to browse the internet unsupervised.
Sonic Rush remains the best Sonic game in existence - and yes, it's 2d. The sequel has some annoyances (they changed the trick noise to this ridiculously loud one that ruins the game experience D: ), but it's still pretty good.
Still need to pick up Colours for the Wii.
For the record, Sonic: Unleashed is also pretty good, if you can deal with the Werehog sections, just don't expect anything from it other than an average platformer in that respect.
British women: The vikings looted the pretty ones. End of fairytale
No kidding. I recently spend a few days in Stockholm.
Walk into a McDonalds, and you'll see ten women who put British 'models' to shame, haha.
Ever heard of the Erasmus scheme? Whereby students in any EU country could go to any other EU country to study and still receive credit? Did you know that that student will always pay the costs of their home university, not to the host university?
It's no secret that up here in Preston, maybe as many as half of the students are international; we have so many students coming from China that they have their own private classes and occupy entire halls of residence - so many in fact that they never really have to come into contact with anyone except other Chinese people and lecturers, forming an entirely insular community. I've been here for 18 months and have not once had the opportunity to even speak to one of them; they're seen going to-and-fro between university and their homes, and that's it. A large number of my friends up here are also not British - most of them are German or Greek, with a smattering of the Polish, French and a few others besides.
Raising taxes and VAT will do nothing but shove people further into poverty from which they cannot escape or afford to work, end up on benefits because they don't have to pay taxes that way and it'll end up a bigger drain on state finances than it already is.
No kidding. People are often already better off on a lower-income or working part time and receiving benefits in the current system - let alone in the new system where they'll be paying even more tax.
So the proposal is for saddling future students with a lifetime of debt and cutting back on the quality of their education, so that foreign students can study in the UK cheaper, then piss off back home and pay into their economy, whilst the UK gets absolutely no benefit from it except a generally lower level of education. Genius!
As for the supposed £7 billion all these cuts are supposed to save? Guess who's government has just prepared a £7 billion bail-out package for bankrupt Ireland?
Thankfully, the Irish refused to take it - at least there's ONE government out there looking out for the interests of the British people.
Edit: For the record, I have a mixed student loan from having been a student in both the pre-2005 system and post-2005 system, so I pay both back.
I don't have to pay it back until I am earning at least £16,000 per year - after which it is automatically deducted from my income as a tax (usually in the order of £40 per week). £16,000 is less than I'd earn working at Aldi - let's put that in perspective. I'd also lose over £2000 every year, so I'd have less money than those working on minimum wage by the end of it.
The new system wants you to pay £9000 for tuition instead of £3,250 - you get a loan to cover that £9000, plus around £3000 to cover living expenses. In the new system, the bonus is that you don't have to pay it back until you are earning over £21,000 - the median income in the UK. The downside is that it also accumulates interest whilst you are not paying it back. 4 years of university with the student loan (not counting any other loans you might have had to take out to pay for it) comes to about £45,000 - even as little as 3% interest per year would come out to over £1000.