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

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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

Exchange, Travel

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