Hello avid readers, I am writing to you bundled in a blanket with a steaming cup of green tea to my right and a box of tissues not to far on my left. Although my immune system triumphed during the early weeks of study abroad when many people seemed to fall a little ill – … Continue reading Ouch My Thighs, or, Tea and Cough Drops
Howdy folks, To those of you currently caught in the throes of dead week/finals week – keep holding on, you can do it! Perhaps this little blog will be a reprieve from thinking about last minute papers and chemical functional groups. It’s still midterm season here so while I send some positive vibes your way, please … Continue reading Art and Commentary, or, a 20 Foot Drop
Hello avid readers, It is midnight and I finally find time to write this little blog for you all…perhaps a bit later than it was expected to hit the press. Instead of riveting coverage of beautiful vistas and intriguing wildlife, this blog will cover the more mundane and, er, academic? Well the fact is that … Continue reading Post-Easter Break Blues, or, The Library is My Home
G’day mates, I hope those of you in the Northern Hemisphere are having a pleasant early Spring. Here in the Southern Hemisphere Fall is setting in and the mornings and evenings are getting quite chilly. But the topic of this week’s blog is of a warmer nature. This past week was Easter Break (which I … Continue reading Easter Break, or, Sunscreen is My Best Friend
Hello from the other siiiiiiiide (of the world), So first off, sorry that this blog is very very late! The past two weeks have kept me busy and I kept putting off writing this blog. Classes have been in full swing and I have been scrambling to defeat the monster that is my unfinished work before break … Continue reading Keeping Busy, or, the Difference Between Corymbia and Eucalyptus
Dear readers, Welcome again to the brightest point in your week: my blog. I cannot believe I have been here for more than three weeks already! Lots happened this past week so buckle up and get ready. Monday: I’m finally taking classes! Feeling like a freshman again, I walked into my Monday morning Wildlife Ecology … Continue reading The First Week of Classes, or, Of Milkshakes and Magic
Good arvo (afternoon) everyone, This past week was orientation week, otherwise known as O’week. This meant that I spent a good portion of Monday walking about the booths for university services, filling my bag with free goodies from local companies, and perusing the student clubs. It being orientation week I was surprised at the lack of sessions … Continue reading Orientation Week, or, Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!