Monday, May 23, 2011

Missed opportunities...?

I fell in love with London when I spent about ten days there in 2006. I love the energy, the history, the beauty of the city. While standing in the tiny kitchen of the rented flat, I told my mom that I was going to live in London someday, somehow. Once upon a time I wanted to study at the University of London. While visiting, my mom and I even went to the admissions office to talk about what would be needed. I could probably get in, I just got scared by the cost and all the logistics of getting over there and I never followed through.


While looking for jobs and trying to figure out what to do with myself, I set up an account on a website called LondonJobs. It's basically the British version of Monsterjobs. The tricky part about getting a job in England is that your employer has to apply for the work visa, so I couldn't save up, move over and then find a job. It never came to anything because I wasn't actually ready to make that terrifying leap.

Today I got an email from LondonJobs saying they could send email alerts about applicable jobs so I "wouldn't miss out on missed opportunities". It's got me thinking. Could I? Obviously, not until after I'm done with school...but really. Could I?

8 comments:

Annie Get Your Camera said...

You could. And you should.

Alan said...

Go for it. If nothing else, you'll have stories to tell.

Grandma Cebe said...

Yes you could. Besides there was another part of the conversation about me coming over with you to help you move in and get settled. After all the moving in and out that I've helped you with, you owe me a London move.

Dzial said...

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mom2nine said...

You have no reason not to do this. You are young, free, and have much to offer. If you don't do it, you will always wonder "what if..".

mom2nine said...

There is no reason why you can't do this. You are young, free, talented, and intelligent. If you don't try it now, you will forever ask yourself, "What if...?"

Wendy said...

Of course you could. I hope you do.

Lele said...

Why not? If I had the opportunity I would take it. I love london. Its one of the few places I would love to truly visit. Don't live in regrets. :)