Author Archives: cllism

Matriculation Day Is When Dreams Begin

It’s been a week of getting to know people, meeting acquaintances (what the Germans would term ‘Bekannten’) and making small talks. I’ve been putting myself up to the challenge, getting myself up to the job, and telling myself that I’m … Read more

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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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