Book Reviews

Review #9: Murder on the Orient Express

Happy Friday the 13th! I'm not that superstitious when it comes to this day, but I was rudely displaced from my bed by the fire alarm this morning... Make of that what you will! Today I bring you a book review of a novel by the queen of crime, Murder on the Orient Express. The… Continue reading Review #9: Murder on the Orient Express

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Exchange, Travel

A Day in the Cotswolds & Stratford

One of the many great things about being an international student is that the university organizes a whole bunch of day trips to places around England for a lot cheaper than I would be able to plan. So of course I'm going to take advantage of every single one! You may have seen in my… Continue reading A Day in the Cotswolds & Stratford

Exchange

A Canadian in Oxford: The Two-Week Exchange Update

Greetings from Oxford! I arrived in the UK in one exhausted piece, after a delayed flight and over an hour in line at Heathrow's passport control, and managed to get myself to my new home without mishap! And somehow I've now been here for two weeks already, it's officially fall, and almost October... I'm not… Continue reading A Canadian in Oxford: The Two-Week Exchange Update

Book Reviews

Review #8: An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

What's the coolest job you can think of? For me, it would be an astronaut. If I had the science-brain and the stomach for it, I would love to be one, but alas my future is here on Earth. Because of this, I like to live vicariously through memoirs by astronauts, novels with astronaut characters,… Continue reading Review #8: An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth

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The GLOB’s Tips for Packing and Flying

Happy Saturday! I know it's late, but this post took longer than anticipated to put together and I've still been working, but it's here, it's here! It's getting dangerously close to when I leave for exchange (think constant-emails-from-the-university-reminding-me-to-do-stuff close), which means I've had to start seriously thinking about packing and preparing for the long-haul flight… Continue reading The GLOB’s Tips for Packing and Flying