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Earning a Certificate in International Banking BS

It’s crass to talk about money. Which I find a bit foolish, because what takes up so much of our thoughts and worries? I’m sure if our thoughts and worries were presented in pie chart form, it’d average to look … Continue reading

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At least if I die, a cute Mini probably hit me

One of the things that I have a really hard time getting used to about living in the UK is that pedestrians really, really do not have the right of way.  You would think that I would be used to … Continue reading

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I Need a Pint

At least one. I have spent my week dealing with Accounting, Department of Education, Banks, Flatmates, and an obscene amount of reading on a bit of complicated international law that no one can agree on called non-refoulement. I’ve been ass … Continue reading

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Sussex & Culture

This is Sussex: I live in the newest hall, which is at the very top part of this picture. For scale, it takes me about 15 minutes to walk from my hall to the gym, which is the building in … Continue reading

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Bending Over For Banks

I hate dealing with banks internationally. There’s the conversion and international fees (often inflicted by both banks) and the ATM withdrawal fees. I have never bothered to calculate just how much money has been lost to the ether of international … Continue reading

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On Volunteering

Drafted 20 April Now that I’m at the end of my fifteen weeks here, I think that if I were to do it all over again, I would not have volunteered. Over the past few months, my experiences with the … Continue reading

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Exploring Rajasthan

Some highlights of my trip out to Rajasthan beyond Jaipur… The Amber Palace & Fort (Outside of Jaipur) One of my favorite places that I’ve been to so far outside of the Taj Mahal. The palace is beautifully intricate and … Continue reading

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