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Week 111: Lord’s and Australia

The notable feature at the start of the week was attending my first Darwin College Students Association General Meeting. I attended to ensure that the cricket club would get funding for next season, and the meeting needed a quorum of 70(!) students to approve motions including the budget. The meeting was run in a really… Continue reading Week 111: Lord’s and Australia

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Music · Travel

Week 98: BBC Proms Weekend 5 (Part 1)

After work on Monday, I went to collect my cricket whites one last time for the summer. Darwin College had made the final of the MCR cricket league. We were up against Jesus College, both of us having only lost one match each over the summer. Jesus beat us in our last meeting, but somehow… Continue reading Week 98: BBC Proms Weekend 5 (Part 1)

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Australia · Travel

South Australia Trip: Day 16-17 – Stopover in Sydney

Our journey through Australia had almost come to an end. We were leaving Adelaide on a morning flight to Sydney as part of our journey back to the UK. It was a wet day, and Indy valiantly came to pick us up early in the morning and drive us to the airport. We waved goodbye… Continue reading South Australia Trip: Day 16-17 – Stopover in Sydney

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South Australia Trip: Day 14-15 – Last Days in Adelaide

Jacqueline and I left Burra in the morning shortly after breakfast, and continued the drive south back towards Adelaide. The drive was mostly uneventful; we stopped briefly in Gawler at the supermarket to get some lunch supplies, but we made it back to Cudlee Creek before midday. Exhausted, we took most of the day to… Continue reading South Australia Trip: Day 14-15 – Last Days in Adelaide

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South Australia Trip: Day 13 – Brachina Gorge

We woke at our camping place on the side of the road in the Parachilna Gorge, and packed up quickly. We also finally managed to get a decent breakfast, the fridge now having properly defrosted. It was going to be a long driving day, but hopefully one we would find interesting. The first leg was… Continue reading South Australia Trip: Day 13 – Brachina Gorge

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