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Week 123: Giraffe Club Cup and Lunar New Year

It was my first week back in Cambridge after nearly a month away in Florence. The bad news was that at the end of my trip away, my computer had stopped working. I took it along to a computer repair shop in Cambridge, but they seemed to think it was unfixable, at least without paying… Continue reading Week 123: Giraffe Club Cup and Lunar New Year

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Week 119: New Year’s Week in Cambridge

Jacqueline and I landed back into Heathrow around midday on New Years Eve. We took the now familiar route on the train back up to Cambridge without much incident. Though we were both tired from the journey, the jet lag was still trying to keep us awake, making it possible to celebrate the New Year.… Continue reading Week 119: New Year’s Week in Cambridge

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Week 113: Inter-University Real Tennis and Gates Gala

Monday was my last day in Australia, so it was time to say farewell to everybody. First, I drove over to Lobethal to take Nana to the bakery for morning tea. We got chatting about what I was planning on doing when I got back to the UK. From there, I drove down into the… Continue reading Week 113: Inter-University Real Tennis and Gates Gala

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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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Week 110: Mental Health in Academia and Margaret’s ‘Divorce’ Party

The week began as normal; working both in the Gates room and at my department, with the usual lunch at college. On Monday evening, I went out to support Jacqueline in her Graduate Cup tennis match against Raymond. That tournament is a handicapped tournament, and so Jacqueline only needed two points to win any and… Continue reading Week 110: Mental Health in Academia and Margaret’s ‘Divorce’ Party

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