Jan 062008
 
Venezia, Milano, Germany

Venice Venice is a beautiful town. We took the train in and then the vaporetto around to the Piazza San Marco spent about 8 hours there, walking and talking and exploring. It’s an odd place. Beautiful. Part of the beauty is in the decrepitness, and perhaps in the fact that it’s dying, sinking into the […]

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Dec 302007
 
Exams Ireland Italy and...

Exams I’ve never been terribly bad at exams. They generally don’t stress me out, and I test pretty well. Which is fortunate, due to my extreme procrastination. However, the Oxford exam experience is pretty different. Much more stressful. First of all, exams are all unidentified. You put a number on them. You do everything in […]

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Oct 052007
 
Pennies from heaven

I’m a little weary after last night’s “Welcome to Pembroke” dinner at our dining hall, which was quite excellent: Melon with Raspberry Coulis Chicken with vegetables in a mushroom gravy Profiteroles with fresh chocolate sauce Lots and lots of wine. Me, suit, tie, gown, after dinner. Much drinking ensuing in the background. As we’re all […]

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Sep 242007
 
Do not pass go. Do not collect £200

It’s been a serious couple of weeks. I went to London to see Ed and Jane and Iona and Finlay and had a great time. I think I’ve probably contributed to Ed and Jane having more to drink– and worse hangovers– than they’ve had in quite some time. Iona and Finlay are turning into wonderful, […]

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Sep 092007
 
Back in the UK(KR)

Sorry for the lack of update; I’ve been futzing around and doing a bunch of stuff. I have arrived safely in the UK. I’m staying in Bournemouth with Jamie and Barbara and headed to London tomorrow. On an interesting note, the world keeps getting smaller and smaller: Alef who I know from Franklin back in […]

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Traveling (through giant piles of information)

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Aug 312007
 
Traveling (through giant piles of information)

I’m now traveling around the US in something of a limbo. I’ve been through through seven states and the District of Columbia in the last four weeks and am ready to slow down a bit. I’ve managed to find three excellent people to rent my house, an old friend, an opera singer, and a Pilates […]

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