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Week 99: BBC Proms Weekend 5 (Part 2) and Wimpole Hall

Monday started the week with Jacqueline and I both still in London. We decided to stay down in London until Wednesday. The sole reason for this was due to the ticket arrangements for the Last Night of the Proms, to be held in early September. To get our promming tickets for classical music’s largest annual… Continue reading Week 99: BBC Proms Weekend 5 (Part 2) and Wimpole Hall

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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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2016-17: Year in Review

The conclusion of the Orientation trip to the Lake District brings with it a moment for reflection and contemplation. For one, it is the culmination of months of work on a massive project which now leaves space to focus on new tasks. For another, it marks twelve months since I moved to Cambridge from Australia,… Continue reading 2016-17: Year in Review

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Week 47: Moving House and the Royal Botanic Gardens

Jacqueline and I started the week in London, having been at the Proms over the weekend. We had to spend a little bit of time cleaning up the apartment and making it ready for its regular inhabitants again. From there, we rode back towards Liverpool Street, stopping at Embankment on the way for some German… Continue reading Week 47: Moving House and the Royal Botanic Gardens

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Week 46: BBC Proms Weekend 5

We arrived back from our Scotland adventure very late on Tuesday evening, and headed straight out to our respective beds. Exhausted and weary from the travel, I slept soundly and smoothly. On Wednesday, I rode out to Parker’s Piece to meet Jacqueline again. She had a visitor from Canada, a former student who was in… Continue reading Week 46: BBC Proms Weekend 5

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