Tag Archives: Jane Austen

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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Rain, Routine, Rowing

Originally posted October 30, 2011. For some reason, third week has passed by really quickly.  I guess getting into a routine here has helped.  I’m not so conscious of the long, lonely hours spent working.  On the other hand, I’m starting to get … Continue reading

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Dickens and Dessert

Originally posted October 23, 2011. I know, I know: I already posted about reading Dickens this week, but I feel like it’s been such a big part of my life that it must be mentioned yet again.  I literally spent my … Continue reading

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Shakespeare: He Wrote a Lot of Plays and Salvaged My Monday

Originally posted September 26, 2011. After my crazy weekend in Paris, I had a very sleepy start to Monday.  I expected to get up early and visit a few more museums, but I couldn’t quite get my body to cooperate.  At first, … Continue reading

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Blissful Bath

Originally posted September 21, 2011. I was really nervous about leaving for my trip today.  Even though I flew over here by myself, I thought I would be traveling with friends instead of entirely solo.  But when faced with the options of … Continue reading

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Long, Long Week

Originally posted June 25, 2011. Well, I didn’t get to write or read quite as much as I wanted to this week.  One of the other Panera employees was on vacation so I had 40 hours of work.  Now I know that … Continue reading

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A Reason to Begin

My original blog post from June 17, 2011. I wanted to start this blog in order to keep in touch with everyone next semester when I’m at Hertford College, Oxford University to study Victorian Literature.  It’s an English major’s dream come … Continue reading

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