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British Turkeys

I’ve started quite a few entries that never got finished. For some reason I’ve had a hard time writing blog-like since I got into academia. If I start talking about the temporal aspect of transnational spaces or something ridiculous like … Continue reading

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Wednesdays

Wednesday is basically my Friday night. By Wednesday night I have spent, in all likelihood, the previous 5 or 6 days reading like it’s my job. Which it is. There’s about 5 to 8 hours of reading in a day, … Continue reading

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Tea Rooms

Last Sunday I sat in a Regency Style Tea Room in Bath with a pot of (Indian) tea and a piece of lemon drizzle cake. It was similar to moments I’ve had throughout the world this year. A cup of … 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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Day Two

I’m just hemorrhaging money on this side of the Atlantic. I’m looking forward to when things settle down and I can stop spending quite so much money. Of course, I haven’t even gotten my course text list yet, so we’ll … Continue reading

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Sleepless Shopping

The flight was fine. I’ve had worse, but I’ve definitely had better. The overnight six hour flight is miserable. By the time they serve dinner, I had four and a half hours until landing. So I tried desperately (eye mask … Continue reading

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