Anne-Sophie at UEA

Three years of my life as an EU student of English Literature at the University of East Anglia,England.


After a week, I am finally writing this post. I’ve been thinking about it the whole time and rehearsed it over and over again in my head over the past … Continue reading

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UEA: The End

MY DEGREE IS OFFICIALLY OVER! 🎉🎉🎉 I haven’t been able to write more this month because of how busy I have been since I came back to UEA after Easter. … Continue reading

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Why UEA?

I would choose UEA again a million times. And if I could, I know I would definitely stay here for another year (or more) to continue studying literature! I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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UEA Campus and Accommodation Tour

Here it is, finally! I am currently on holiday in New York with my family but I’ve prepared something for you 🙂 If you haven’t been able to visit UEA … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mum and Dad — Moving to UEA

I thought that leaving home and France would be a painful and sad moment with lots of tears, but to be perfectly honest, I was so excited. Since I got … Continue reading

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Reflection on Being a Student Blogger

When I received an email at the very beginning of my first year of university, explaining that my university’s Marketing team were looking for student willing to start blogs and … Continue reading

9 December, 2017 · 1 Comment


Today is a very important day and anniversary for me, one I’ve been waiting for for a while and that’s brought countless memories… Today is my 10th guitar anniversary! I … Continue reading

29 November, 2017 · 2 Comments

Anne-Sophie… after UEA?

The 1st of September is probably my least favourite day of the year. Until I left school, the 1st of September meant it was time to go back to school, … Continue reading

1 September, 2017 · 12 Comments

BCLT Internship Update

My blog is not dead! Apologies, apologies! This is an extremely late post about something I’ve been meaning to write about for over a month – but I have an … Continue reading

27 August, 2017 · 6 Comments

UEA FLY Festival 2017

As mentioned previously in my blog, I had the opportunity to be part of the 5th UEA FLY Festival, a literature festival for young people, as a trainee! FLY took … Continue reading

17 July, 2017 · 5 Comments

UEA FLY Festival: Poetry with a Punch

I just got home from an amazing day: the first day of the UEA Fly Festival! It’s finally started! I didn’t know about it until I started a press traineeship … Continue reading

10 July, 2017 · Leave a comment

Paul Nash Exhibition

I’ve finally visited the Paul Nash exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre! Unfortunately, I hadn’t been able to go to the opening this time, I’d never heard of Paul Nash, and … Continue reading

16 June, 2017 · Leave a comment

Antony Gormley: 3X ANOTHER TIME

Antony Gormley’s “3X ANOTHER TIME” demonstrates, once more, how beautiful and unique the UEA campus is. The three statues were installed on campus during the Easter break and I was … Continue reading

14 June, 2017 · Leave a comment

UEA FLY Festival: A Reconciliation with Shakespeare and Drama

During my second year of a BA in English Literature at UEA, I took a module in Shakespeare, despite knowing that I was never a big fan of theatre and … Continue reading

13 June, 2017 · Leave a comment

FLY Festival Traineeship

More exciting news: I’m a trainee for the FLY festival! The FLY festival is a festival of literature for young people organised by UEA and taking place in Norwich in … Continue reading

11 June, 2017 · 3 Comments

Travel Literature: The Turkish Embassy Letters

As mentioned in my previous post, I got my Travel Literature essay back! I got 73%!!! I’m so relieved because with most essays, I usually know I’ll get around 65% … Continue reading

10 June, 2017 · 4 Comments

Project grades and graduation update

My degree is over for good now! I got both my project grades back and I did sooooo well I can’t even believe it. I knew I’d probably done well … Continue reading

8 June, 2017 · 2 Comments


I really wished I’d managed to write this post as soon as the exhibition opened but as you can see, I have been incredibly busy recently – even with university … Continue reading

7 June, 2017 · 1 Comment

Discussing Lemony Snicket and A Series of Unfortunate Events

A few weeks ago, I was asked to write the profile of an author of children’s literature as part of my application to the Fly Festival Press Traineeship. I had … Continue reading

4 June, 2017 · Leave a comment


KESHIKI (meaning “landscape” in Japanese) is the result of global collaboration and international effort. The series of booklets associates the short fiction of eight contemporary writers based in Japan, the … Continue reading

1 June, 2017 · 1 Comment

Big C Internship

Over the past few weeks, my life has been a series of unexpected and amazing news! To be honest, I still have trouble believing this is all real and worry … Continue reading

28 May, 2017 · 8 Comments

BCLT Internship

This post is the first of a series of excellent news! I got an internship with the British Centre for Literary Translation at UEA! I first heard of the BCLT … Continue reading

22 May, 2017 · 2 Comments

Emptiness and Nostalgia

I am sat in Unio, by the windows overlooking the square. I woke up early this morning — Sunday — having planned lots of things to do today, starting with … Continue reading

21 May, 2017 · 3 Comments

New Worlds: Science Fiction and Beyond, Project

Yesterday was a day I’d been looking forward to since the beginning of the semester, the project conference organised for the very amazing module I have mentioned in almost every … Continue reading

27 April, 2017 · 1 Comment

Easter Holidays in France

The Easter holiday is already over which feels really strange because, for the first time, I have no idea when I’ll next go home in France or if I’ll even … Continue reading

23 April, 2017 · 3 Comments

Busy weekend in London

I am finally back home after a semester (that’s not quite over yet) that went incredibly quickly. I have had such a good semester so far though! 😀 I’ve enjoyed … Continue reading

30 March, 2017 · 3 Comments

Nobody gets my name in the UK

I never realised that making people understand my first name would be such a problem in the UK. I believed that, like in France, my Polish surname would be the … Continue reading

22 March, 2017 · 4 Comments

Science Fiction: Formative 3

Another formative assessment for Science Fiction! Like the previous one, I had to choose an article that I found interesting and that could be useful for my project and then … Continue reading

19 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

Great Yarmouth

In November, I finally went to Great Yarmouth (on my birthday). It was so empty but we got lucky because the weather was perfect! I really enjoyed it and plan … Continue reading

17 March, 2017 · 5 Comments

Science Fiction: Formative 2

Another formative assessment for Science Fiction! I wasn’t happy about it but it ended up being great because we had to pick a chapter from The Oxford Handbook of Science … Continue reading

11 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

Analysis of Cheever’s “The Swimmer”

So the title of my Cultures of Suburbia essay was: “The American Dream: tension between authenticity and artificiality in the post-war American suburb.” Yes — it is a very long … Continue reading

4 March, 2017 · 2 Comments
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