The non-academic life of a Cambridge student

1 – 5 May We headed to Cambridge with one night back in Oxford along the way, perfectly (or inadvertently) timed to coincide with May morning. Thus on the 1st of May I was scrambling out of bed at 5am, donning all my warm clothing and heading to Magdalen College amidst thousands of others to listen […]

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The Cotswolds

24 – 30 April Let it be known as hostile hostel territory – the accommodation prospects in the Costwolds are bleak for the budget traveller. There are plenty of bed and breakfasts and posh pub rooms, but these are significantly more expensive and often not accessible by public transport. After a frenzy of internet searching […]

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Oxford

20 – 24 April University colleges, gorgeous meadows, and most importantly, Harry Potter. That’s right, HP. Oh and of course, J. R. R Tolkien and C. S Lewis chose to spend a fair hunk of time here to create their own magical stories. What more can you ask of a city? It’s magic central. Lyndsay […]

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First stop: London

London in April has been cold, apparently the coolest spring for decades. I can’t even imagine what the winter was like! I spent my first few days (8th and 9th) in Victoria just a stroll down the road from Buckingham Palace, thanks to the kindness of Dad’s friend Prof. Roberts. He laments that the Queen still […]

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Bridging the Gap

It’s finally time for me to take a gap year. Yes, I missed the earlier opportunity of squeezing in some revelry between high school and university, but, quite frankly, I lacked both the funds and the inclination (especially the funds). But now, after four years of university and a year of part-time work, I am […]

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