Tag Archives: Harry Potter

Relaxing in Hermann Park

These past two weeks at the Houston Center for Literacy have been exhausting.  I have loved working at the Run for a Reason kickoff party and helping run our READ, White and Blue conference, but waking up early and coordinating … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End

Originally posted December 18, 2011. I thought my last week at Oxford would be really emotional.  I’m the kind of sensitive person that usually has a difficult time with goodbye’s and I couldn’t imagine how saying goodbye to this magical university … Continue reading

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Fighting The Fifth Week Blues

Originally posted November 14, 2011. Ever since third week, I’d been hearing rumors of a sort of unplanned Oxford tradition: the fifth week blues.  Apparently, this hits the student body during the fifth week of every term.  After the halfway mark of … Continue reading

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I Could Have Danced All Night

Originally posted October 20, 2011. And by that, I mean that I have definitely entered the “honeymoon” period of study abroad.  The only thing I don’t like about Oxford at this point is the crowd of tourists that descends every weekend … Continue reading

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Discovering Shakespeare’s Country

Originally posted September 29, 2011. The title of this blog post was the name of the Grayline tour I took on Tuesday.  It was amazing.  As for filling an entire day with entertaining and enlightening activities, it succeeded.  I finally got to see … Continue reading

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Getting Myself Sorted

Originally posted September 19, 2011. Earlier tonight one of my friends said that “sorted” was one of her favorite British expressions.  And I immediately knew that it applied to my current situation. When I first arrived in London, I was very … Continue reading

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My Personal Harry Potter History

Originally posted July 16, 2011. I know that the world is going Potter-crazy right now, but regardless I want to share my personal Harry Potter history.  It’s a big event because it has touched so many lives. My Harry Potter fandom … Continue reading

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