The oh-not-so glamorous first photo-shoot

When you hear the word photo-shoot, I’m sure you think all things glamorous. Well after experiencing my very first one a couple of weeks ago, I can assure you they are a far cry from it. I knew getting into my job as a production assistant during my year abroad was not going to be easy, but I definitely underestimated how physically challenging working on a photo-shoot was going to be.

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Year Abroad Update – A week later

As I write this post, I’m sitting on the plane on my way back from London Heathrow to Paris Orly airport. A week into my year abroad and already back home for a visit, you may ask? Well no. It wasn’t exactly a fun-filled visit or one that I had previously intended to make. I suddenly had to make the journey back home to the UK on Wednesday evening as my family and I learnt the tragic news that my cousin had passed away at just 19 years old. I didn’t really like the idea of staying in Paris alone, still homeless (more on that in a bit), especially at this difficult time, so I followed them on their journey back. Continue reading