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A Staggering World of Heartbreaking Genius

Right now I am 7 hours into a 9 hour plane ride back to the States. While I’m sure this post will go up much later (since I’m a bit behind on posting) I wanted to write it now when … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Irish

My program ended on December 4 in London. It was really hard to say goodbye to everyone. We all went to the ULU (University of London Union) for a last hurrah that Wednesday night with our two lovely program coordinators … Continue reading

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Quick Pics #7

(Thanks to free tickets that one of my friends, Risi, got from her internship, we all got to go to Christ at Kew Gardens. There are quite a few of these Christmas lights events going on in London at the … Continue reading

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The Routines of the Day

Before I left for London, a good friend of mine from UNC, Kaitlin Floyd, gave me a great gift. She gave me a series of sealed envelopes. On the outside were messages like “To open on the plane” or “To … Continue reading

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Quick “Picks”

I am back in the US! While my program is now technically over, I have a few more blog posts that I wrote while in London and during my semester abroad that I never got to post. The last few … Continue reading

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The Illuminated Lightness of Being

Since Thanksgiving isn’t really a thing in London, the Christmas decorations here went up early. Early, like right after (or, in some cases, before) Halloween. One wonderful thing about London in the winter is that they take their Christmas decorations … Continue reading

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I Was Told There’d be Turkey

 Happy Thanksgiving! This is kind of a strange day for me. First, and most importantly, this is the first holiday I’ve ever missed spending with my family. I woke up this morning to some photos from my mom, texted over … Continue reading

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