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Pitch Wars And Walking Tours

Pitch Wars And Walking Tours

Quite often, when I don’t blog for a while it’s because I haven’t got anything to say. On this occasion it’s the opposite — it’s been a busy couple of weeks, as people who follow me on Twitter will have noticed, and I’ve been away from my computer enough that I haven’t been able to blog. So I’m sorry about that! First of all, I entered Pitch Wars. If you haven’t heard of it, don’t worry — neither had I…

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Missing The Bubble

Missing The Bubble

This summer is a long one. As a Brit going through the state education system, I went through my school years with summer holidays of only six weeks. Okay, so that’s amazing to working adults, but to many of my US readers, I imagine it sounds pretty short — I know your summers were considerably longer at school. Typically for us, school years would end around the 20th July and begin in the first week of September. Admittedly, in years…

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A Summer Of Stories

A Summer Of Stories

It’s official: I survived my first year at the University of Cambridge. I’m now back at home with my books and my parents, trying to ignore the mound of stuff on the floor behind me that still needs to be unpacked, and feeling guilty about my complete lack of blogging recently. And there’s good news, too. Not only did I survive, but I passed, and with plenty of marks to spare. I found out yesterday that I got a 2:1…

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Novel Assassinations

Novel Assassinations

I’m still alive. Very, very stressed. I’m in the last two weeks of school before exams properly start but, in blatant disregard for the limitations of ordinary calendars, I had a French speaking exam today which might have gone pretty well and might have gone terribly, so I’m taking half an hour out to blog and try and ignore my migraine. Hooray. So all the teachers are setting us multiple essays to hand in the following day (okay, that’s just…

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