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You Can’t Edit A Blank Page

You Can’t Edit A Blank Page

One of the lies I was told about Cambridge before I started was that although the terms were extremely intense, they were short, and therefore I would have plenty of time to recover in the holidays before I had to do it all again. It’s true that the terms aren’t long, compared to many universities and definitely compared to school. We have eight weeks of teaching at a time, and then substantial breaks. But there is no time to recover,…

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A Host Of Updates (and cat pictures)

A Host Of Updates (and cat pictures)

While I have the energy to be upright and write this post (which I’ve saved up by spending all day in bed, not intentionally), I figured I’d give you a few important updates. First, I shifted my blog to its new host at the weekend, which means it might break. Both my hosts (old and new) seem convinced they’re hosting the site, and I guess we won’t know for sure which one’s supporting it until the old hosting runs out,…

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Two Essays Done, An Infinite Number To Go

Two Essays Done, An Infinite Number To Go

My resolution to keep better on top with blogging this term hasn’t gone quite as well as planned, not least because I discovered the TV show Lucifer and watched a season of it over the course of two days this week. I know. I have absolutely no self-control when it comes to Haribo, TV, or getting out of bed in the morning. My Amazon Prime binging was mostly motivated by having a couple of rubbishy pain days with added fatigue….

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My Friend Nellie The Cat

My Friend Nellie The Cat

I’ve now been back in Cambridge for a week, and things are already getting pretty hectic. With two essays and a dissertation demanding my attention, I of course spent my morning watching previous iterations of the ASNaC Yule Play, mostly because I was trying to remember a particular sketch and couldn’t recall which year it was from. Priorities, I’ve got them in order. My current accommodation has some disadvantages, mostly that the building works outside have been starting exceedingly early…

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