Author Archives: cllism

Elite Universities? No Please…

An acquaintance of mine who’s studying at UCL right now sent me this link recently: Elite Universities: A Clash of Cultures and Cutlery A most apt heading for a blog entry. It seems to me the identity of any one … Read more

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Rarity Is A Day So Fine And Dandy

Earlier in the day yesterday, an Iranian lady, Rayhana, was extremely friendly and kindhearted enough to bring us to the suburban area – Arnison Centre – to look at where we could possibly find cheap steals. There were so many … Read more

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Walking Tour In Durham City Center During Induction Week 1

I’m dead tired. My feet are planning to go on a strike, if I walk any longer today. The Keenan House, where I’m staying in, is about a 15 – 20 minutes walk from the city centre. And there in … Read more

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Die Erste Woche Weit Entfernt Von Meinem Vaterland, In Durham Zu Sein

Ich bin ziemlich überrascht, dass ich noch nicht geweint habe, seit ich hier in Durham angekommen bin. Wir wohnen jetzt noch in einem kleinen Hotel – the Kingslodge Hotel – und warten auf morgen, wann wir umziehen werden. Ja, morgen … Read more

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Fragrant Tom Yam Rice – Last Recipe Blog In 2010?

I must admit this – cooking IS a luxurious hobby to have, given that one must have many condiments and ingredients to start with in order to feed each of these recipes. I can’t do that here in Durham anymore. … Read more

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