Archive for the 'Homesickness' Category

When you hear the word ‘counselling’ what do you think of?

Two people in a room; one talking and the other just nodding and listening?  Films have a lot to answer for, and for me that image conveys nothing of the aliveness of the relationship that counselling offers. For instance, when was the last time that a friend or someone in your family really listened to your […]

Chinese New Year 2013!

Happy Chinese New Year to All Our Students. A blog by Dr Clare Grant Over the weekend, Chinese New Year was celebrated all around the world, including here in Bristol. Although Chinese students at the University weren’t lucky enough to get a statutory holiday to celebrate the New Year, I’m sure they enjoyed welcoming in the […]

“Home is the nicest word there is”

Homesickness   Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.  ~John Ed Pearce, American Newspaper Editor/ political speech writer Freshers’ week is over, the excitement has been countered by your course reading list, and reality is starting to have an impact… New surroundings, new people, […]