Tag Archives: UK

Pre-Departure Thoughts

*Note– this post was originally written in late December 2012, before I left for London, but due to technical difficulties, I’m just now uploading it.  Enjoy!*   Hello fair readers!  Look at me, giving this “blog” thing all the kids … Continue reading

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As the Summer Comes to a Close

Leaving Oxford this past weekend was bittersweet. Six weeks ago I walked onto the Trinity College campus expecting to get some of my credits out of the way, visit some businesses I probably did not care about and maybe put … Continue reading

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End of Michaelmas

Part of the reason I’ve been so MIA (my procrastination aside), is that I have been on Christmas break for the past three weeks and have been traveling the entire time!  I have three more weeks to go until collections … Continue reading

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Oxford Union

My dear friend at Pembroke, who is also studying abroad from Georgetown, has forwarded me an email from his mother, who apparently follows my posts and has lamented that I only have two posts so far.  Sorry I’ve been rather … Continue reading

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Pre-Departure Blog: I am not a Freshman (Technically)

I made weekend trip to Georgetown during New Student Orientation and was suddenly confronted with an interesting thought. I wasn’t wearing a fluorescent t-shirt or a fanny pack during my time and this signaled to the brightly colored, retro-themed greeters … Continue reading

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Close to Home

I have now been in London for a little less than two weeks. I feel like I could spend years here and not be able to experience everything this city has to offer! It has an amazing mix of history … Continue reading

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Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa…

…the sound of sheep fills my ears.  After miserable weeks of nothing but essay writing, I’m back, and with stories of the nether regions of the Scottish Highlands.  But first, a couple quick hitters: ARSENAL UPDATE:  After weeks of misery … Continue reading

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Oh When the Saints, Go Marching In!!!

I had my first spell of homesickness yesterday.  During the singing of the Star Spangled Banner at Wembley Stadium, I stood staring at the massive American Flag on the field, and for the first time in a month had that … Continue reading

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Who Was That Band From Liverpool?

In the two weeks since my last blog post, my life has been a constant and unyielding whirlwind.  My friends and I have been working under the assumption that every minute spent in our rooms is a minute that we’ve … Continue reading

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Just Touched Down In London Town

I sit here in the library on the fourth floor looking out a window to the grayest of all worlds.  That’s right, I’ve finally arrived in London and have been here for a week and a half.  While much of … Continue reading

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