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Fall a Little Early: Canadian Thanksgiving

It has been hard for me to write about last weekend. Not because it was bad–opposite in fact: it was such an escape that I haven’t wanted to remember that it’s now over and that graduate school work has restarted … Continue reading

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A New Version of Fifth Week Blues

No, I’m not back at Oxford. No, the term is NOT eight weeks but much longer than that. Though I’ve been working hard in a number of ways, I’m not writing as much as I was at Hertford or creating … Continue reading

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And Every European Trip MUST End with Brussels

Originally posted January 3, 2012. Technically, every European vacation does not have to end with Brussels, but it seems that fate has just wanted me to end all my vacations in Belgium.  It has never been planned; the first two times … Continue reading

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Welcome Home, World Traveller!

Originally posted January 3, 2012. It’s been a great winter break.  I enjoyed vegging out on my couch for the first two days, sort of fighting and sort of enjoying the effects of jet lag.  It was the first time I’d ever … Continue reading

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Flying Solo Again: Blenheim Palace

Originally posted: December 22, 2011. I thought that my only adventure left would be Belgium with the Hertford Choir, but during my last few days in Oxford, I decided to plan one more solo adventure for myself, sort of like … 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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Leaving for Belgium

Originally posted December 8, 2011. Heya, I’m leaving for Belgium today!  I’m sad to be leaving Oxford, but most people have left here and some of my best friends will be waiting for me at St. Pancras today.  It’s going … Continue reading

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An Academic Ending

Originally posted December 1, 2011. I finished my last tutorial at Oxford just a little under an hour ago.  In some ways, I want to shout for joy because there will be no more 500 pg novels to read in three … 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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Freshers Week

Originally posted October 10, 2011. I have now officially been at Oxford for a week and now that I have a start for my first essay, I can finally provide myself time to share my adventures here with the rest … Continue reading

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