What do you want to be? part3

Hello ūüôā

Before I get started I just want to apologise for not posting this yesterday. By the time I’d gotten home, made my dinner, did chores and homework I was really tired and didn’t get round to blogging.

Here are the links to part1 and part2.

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The thought of being 18 and out in the big wide world is scary but also exciting.

Sometimes I sit and think about my future: my career, my friends, my experiences, my boyfriend, where I’ll live…

When I began typing up my answer to the question ‘What do you want to be?’ I only planned to write a sentence or two but as I got typing my brain started whizzing with thoughts and I wanted to share them with you.

So after all this I still haven’t reached a specific answer.

I want to be a pioneer, an innovator, inspiration and HAPPY (I know its kind of cheesy but I haven’t mentioned it at all which is pretty surprising).

And that is what I want to be,what can I say I’m a clueless 17 year old with big dreams, high hopes and millions of thoughts to share…

 

XO lmg

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What do you want to be? part2

Hey there,

If you missed part 1 click here.

University has never really appealed to me, their was a short time when everyone else was applying that I thought maybe I ought to jump on the bandwagon. Honestly I feel like I’m not ready for Uni right now, but maybe in a few years I’ll be ready.

My plan is to do an apprenticeship (I haven’t decided in what field though???). I know you might be thinking ‘errr really…’, Apprenticeships get a lot of slack: ‘a cheap poole of labour’, employees in false consciousness to their exploitation, easy to hire and fire, pointless qualifications, long hours low pay¬†(and the list goes on)…

Its not true for all apprenticeships (that’s all I’m going to comment, as if I go into any more detail, this post is going to turn into a very looooong essay!)

The kind of apprentice I’m looking for is:

  • In my city (unless they provide accommodation, as I won’t be able to afford to move away from home).
  • Lasts for at least 2 years but preferably 3 or 4 (I like the idea of planning out the next few years of my life and I’m not a big fan of spontaneity).
  • A higher apprenticeship (they require A levels which I’ll have completed in a few months).
  • One that on completion will leave me with good experience or even a job and a¬†qualification respected by other employers.

 

Tommorow I’ll be posting the last section: ‘What do you want to be? part3’

 

XO lmg

What do you want to be? part1

I want to be a pioneer, an innovator, an inspiration.

I want to be a hard worker and have a positive effect on people in what ever way I can.

I have no idea what I want as a serious career.

In my ideal world I wouldn’t have to settle for one thing. I’d be a writer, a minor designer, work with young people, be a public speaker, help people, work in architecture, work for a magazine.

In reality I don’t think I can have it all. At the same time as me wanting to be realistic, I don’t want to have to limit myself and settle for one thing.

I’m currently 17 and going to 6th form but in 5 months I’ll be be finished doing my A-levels all my exams will be over. I’ll just be waiting for results day!

Its such a scary thought that in September most of my friends will be going off to university, studying: maths, accounting, biology, fashion, law, bio-med and politics to name a few.

If you like what you’ve read so far there’s more to come!

XO lmg

Daily Snippets: Thoughts of old friends

So my main group of secondary school friends and I are drifting apart. It started at the end of secondary school when I decided to go to a different college/6th form to them.

We still keep in contact and message each other every few weeks, but I have been starting to wonder whether it is a friendship worth keeping.

I’m thinking do I just leave things as they are and let us drift apart slowly but surely or do I just cut ties with them, hmmm……

Let me know your thoughts in the comments- it would be much appreciated!

 

XO lmg