Monthly Archives: September 2013

Quick Pics #3

(Went to Tate Modern, which is free as most art galleries in London are! It’s a refurbished power plant which makes it a really cavernous gallery space, but I really enjoyed the surrealist exhibits.) (Took a beautiful walk over the … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Reader as a Young Man

Last week I had a pretty great day at my internship. I met the head of publicity at a major publishing company (going to keep it a little vague since this is on the interwebs). We were all discussing how … Continue reading

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Quick Pics #2

(A group of us outside of the Queen’s Theater, about to see Les Mis. It was wonderful and our tickets were really cheap: 20 pounds! You can get discounted tickets to all kinds of musicals but you don’t get to … Continue reading

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The Tube-Rider’s Guide to the Underground

After a couple weeks in London, and many mornings of riding the tube to get to my job, I have compiled a list of important rules and regulations to follow to ensure a positive London tube experience. They are as … Continue reading

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Around the Eye in 30 Minutes

Last night I rode the London Eye at night, a pretty typical (and a bit overpriced) tourist attraction, but a must-do nonetheless. And despite the price and the line, I’m glad I did it. The view, especially at night, is … Continue reading

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Quick Pics #1

There is so much happening here, that I’ve decided once a week to do a segment called Quick Pics. I’ll just post pictures and captions of a smattering of things happening here in London. I’ll still have text posts as … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful This Way Comes

In my first class of the semester my professor (and the head professor of the program this year) Susan Pennybacker started off with this quote by Samuel Johnson, an English writer, poet, and literary critic: “Why, Sir, you find no … Continue reading

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