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Kamile Niunevaite

BSc (Hons) Psychology

LUMERIE FESTIVAL IN DURHAM

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

“A PLACE BEYOND BELIEF” This is how Durham welcomes its guests at the Lumerie – a festival of lights.

Lumerie photo.

Last weekend I could see many posts, photos and videos on Facebook with wonderful views of colourful lights. All these posts were marked with a hashtags #lumerie, #durham, #festival, #lights…
I was thinking “Wow, what a beautiful place and event!” But I didn’t expect that the next day I’ll also follow a big crowd and have a chance to see those impressive views not only in pictures.
I’ve never been in Durham before. But I’ve heard that it is a beautiful photoplace, with lots of cosy shops and cafes. So I was really excited about going there! It takes only 12 minutes to go there from Newcastle, so I think I’ll visit Durham again.

Lumerie lights festival was really fantastic: spectacular lights’ shows, many different attractions, lots of cheerful people; festive mood; street musicians; smell of coffee, hot wine and tasty food everywhere!
Christmas lights and decorations are my biggest weaknesses. I dream about a bedroom full of small, colourful lights. So that show was like a miracle to my eyes. I was feeling like on the other planet (:

 

Unfortunately, I couldn’t see all exhibits there, but I really enjoyed everything that I had a chance to see: realistic 3D elephant of lights (it was making noises and sounded like a real elephant! (: ), Christmas tree that was made of discarded plastic bags (it looked fantastic), lights show on Durham Cathedral (I could watch it over and over again), moving sculptures, aquarium, illuminated tents (each contains an image of a musician and emits music ‘played’ by a different brass instrument).
Take a look: photo 3 photo 1 photo 2 photo 5

MY DAILY ROUTINE AT UNIVERSITY

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Hello everyone!

Today I want to show you a video with pictures of my daily routine when I go to uni: from early morning until late night (:
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I hope you’ll have a good time watching it! Enjoy!

Kamile

FIRST MONTHS AT UNIVERSITY

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Hello hello!

I am adding a short video where I am talking about my first weeks, impressions and experiences at uni.
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I am really happy that I’ve finally submitted my first essay and other assignments that I had to write for my course.
Now I’m having a Reading Week. Which means – no lectures for a whole week! But on the other hand, word ‘reading’ means that we have not waste our time by doing anything this week, we have lots of reading and preparation for our next essay and presentation.
So good luck for me trying to become friends with academical books!

Hope you like reading books and will find some time to rest and enjoy your favorite one. (:

Kamile

 

FOOTBALL MATCH DAY

Monday, November 4th, 2013

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20131005_171235One of the “must do” things while studying and living in England is go to the football match! Even if I live here only few months, I already did it twice!

First time I watched a game between Sunderland and Manchester United and a week ago I was in a derby match Sunderland vs Newcastle. When I was in Lithuania, I couldn’t even imagine that I will have an opportunity to see these teams playing live ever! I was jealous for myself. (:20131005_171254

I always knew that England is a country of football, that Brits are obsessed with this game, but I still was surprised of how much they really love it. The atmosphere at the Stadium of Light was super fantastic! So many shouting, singing, laughing and supporting people and fans… Everyone was going crazy! That was something that will remain in my memory for a really long time. I added a short video jut to show the public and atmosphere at the match. Of course, a video can’t show and make feel everything, you should be here to understand how it feels!

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Love, Kamile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Name: Kamile Niunevaite
  • Age: 18
  • Studying: Journalism BA (Hons)
  • Hometown: Panevežys, Lithuania
  • Ambitions: I am planning to make a career as a journalist and my dream is to work for a magazine.

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