Months ago, Jacqueline and I had agreed that we would head out to Canada for Christmas time, given that she had visited Australia in July. We had book flights on Icelandair, which gave us the opportunity to stop over in Iceland for a few nights. We left Cambridge on a train for London, with bags… Continue reading Canada Trip: Days 1-3 – Iceland Stopover
It was time for the last week in Cambridge for a while. At the end of the week, Jacqueline and I were to head to Australia via Hong Kong to visit my grandmother and sister while my parents are away. At work, I spent the week trying to turn my plots into a moving image.… Continue reading Week 92: Preparing for Departure!
Mum and Dad drove Indy and I to the airport early on Monday morning. Everything had been packed up, all my suitcases, my bike and all Indy’s stuff. Indy was coming to visit me in the UK for the next three weeks, a ploy by my parent’s to get her out of the house.The check-in… Continue reading Week 69: His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
Monday arrived, and with it, it was time for me to head back to Adelaide for Christmas. There were some things still to do in Cambridge before I left, I met with my supervisor in the morning, before heading back home to do the last of my packing. I went out and bought myself a… Continue reading Week 63: Travelling Home
On the morning of the 27th, I walked with my parents to the Cambridge railway station. Over the next two days, they would be going duo to Dover. This part of their trip had been the least planned. We had discussed it the previous couple of days and decided that they would get the most… Continue reading Parent’s Visit, Days 11-16: New Year’s in London
Until things start to settle down a bit, I’ll be posting daily summaries of what is going on here in Cambridge. For the most part everything is new and different and these things get noticed a lot more when you are fresh to it. Our plane landed in Heathrow just after midday, but it wasn’t… Continue reading Day 1: Arrival in Cambridge
So now I reach the business end of the preparations. I received my visa last week; so now I am in the position to do the final few steps. One of the really easy things about the Gates Scholarship program is the flights are included. So all I have to do is to email the… Continue reading Flights