This is America: Studying in Washington D.C.

Over the last academic year, I have been studying in Washington D.C., United States of America. Before flying out there, all I could think is ‘how on earth am I going to survive?’ And now, having spent just under 2

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Adventures of Reading Week

In October, everyone except law students gets a reading a week. It’s supposedly meant for catching up on reading and finishing off assignments, but it’s essentially a week’s holiday and a lot of people travel in that time. My parents

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First Impressions of Canada

I have been in Canada, studying History at the University of Ottawa, for nearly 8 weeks now – just writing that seems absolutely crazy to me. I think some of my friends and family are still quite bemused that I’ve

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Reflections

Well. I hadn’t envisioned writing this last blog post on an evening train from London to Sheffield, powered by nothing other than Irn Brun and my intense hatred of the British rail system, but sometimes events take things out of

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Perth, WA: The One Where I Play Tour Guide

Much like in my first semester, the weeks prior to my study break were enlivened by the arrival of visitors from back home. This time it came in the form of a family visit, though slightly staggered as my Mum

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Perth, WA: The One Where I Do a Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen Impression

Returning to Australia presented a few different challenges to when I first moved in July 2016. Most people know what they’re in for when they return to uni from break, but for me there was one significant change. Having spent

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