Concepts: A Cardboard Love Nest; Oxygenated Blood; Home

Home: it’s so close. England has been a beautiful, life-changing experience that I wouldn’t trade for the world, but sometimes I wake up in the morning, cold, my pillow uncomfortably damp from the generalized moisture I’ve found to be so common in this country, and just feeling… a little bit done. Yeah, part of that whole…

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Letters of Future’s Past

It’s a little over halfway through my study abroad semester now. The semester is broken up in such a strange way for American students studying abroad at Lancaster; our orientation program was a month long, there’s a two-week break, and then the actual term is only ten weeks. It really is starting to feel like…

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The Importance of Being Completely Overwhelmed

England has been a time. Being abroad is truly an awesome, amazing experience, but school-wise, everything feels a so different from what I’m used to. Most of my days are spent waking up late, grabbing coffee and sometimes a sandwich as I brace the cold on the way to an afternoon class, and then alternating…

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RIP ISP (BTW, MHRA? OMG WTF?!)

So, I made it to Lancaster University, suitcase somehow in hand. I waited a mere ten minutes at the baggage carousel in the Manchester Airport before my blue-tagged, purple bag came down the shoot, and I felt an instant sense of relief. That relief somehow stayed with me as I caught a train to the Lancaster…

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