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Week 48: Bouncing and Skating at Alexandra Palace

I spent most of the week flitting between the GSCR, Real Tennis and our new house. I managed to arrange for the internet to be connected to our house, but it wouldn’t be installed properly until early September. Mostly, I was working on matters relating to Orientation. The new scholars would be arriving in less… Continue reading Week 48: Bouncing and Skating at Alexandra Palace

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Music · Travel

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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Cycling · Research · Socialising

Week 41: First Year Report

The entire week was set with a single goal: complete my first year report. Every PhD student in the University has to complete some form of formal assessment at the end of their first year, usually in the submission of some report or review of progress. The report is usually written with some broad comments… Continue reading Week 41: First Year Report

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