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Playing favourites

One thing I had forgotten about Williamsburg is that in the fall, all the trees change colours. Like, brilliantly so, and I had totally

Half and Half

At the end of my first year at William & Mary, I had this strange realization that I had completed half of my time

I only went to W&M for a year

William & Mary is my dream school. So it surprises people that I only go to my dream school half of the time. Why

Living in two places, simultaneously

One of the things I love about being abroad is how much I try to live in two places at once. Keeping up with

Becoming a mum

Last year I wrote about having an academic family and in summary, I really and deeply appreciate my academic parents and siblings. They brought

The traveling sort

In the span of just a few months I’ve gotten really good at packing myself up. I haven’t forgotten a toothbrush, a jumper, my

Understanding the Programme (better)

The Joint Degree Programme has many nuances that are not immediately recognisable to the prospective student eye. For example, JDP students don’t have to

Coming home?

After a long summer away from my writing desk, aka whatever medium allows me to write with my laptop on my lap, I have

Reflecting on my first/second year

It was always an awkward introduction when someone asked me what year I was. ‘I’m a second year but its my first year at