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Canada Trip: Days 14-18 – A Snowy Christmas

It was Christmas Eve, and we had just returned to Vancouver after a week of skiing up in Whistler. Our bodies were exhausted after five long days of skiing, so we took it easy in the morning. Jacqueline’s mother then had to run some errands, so we tagged a long on a drive throughout North… Continue reading Canada Trip: Days 14-18 – A Snowy Christmas

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Canada Trip: Days 4-8 – Vancouver

Our flight from Reykjavik landed into Vancouver airport in the late afternoon. We made our way through the terminal, and through security relatively easily, and soon enough we were breathing the fresh Canadian air. Jacqueline’s parents came by in their van to pick us up and we headed into town. I sat up the front,… Continue reading Canada Trip: Days 4-8 – Vancouver

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Week 55: Canadian Invasion

Being around Canadians a lot in Cambridge means I get invited to several Canadian cultural events. Monday was no different; some of the Canadians in Jesus college were hosting a Canadian Thanksgiving Potluck. Apparently Canadian Thanksgiving differs from American Thanksgiving in both date and history. Both still have turkey though. In response to the overwhelming… Continue reading Week 55: Canadian Invasion

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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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