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Fish and Chips in Durham, England

By Kristance Harlow | October 12, 2010 | 0 Comments
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Went into the city centre again today and ate some very filling (but very delicious) fish and chips. There was some sort of costume convention going on. Spotted two Waldos and had my first sighting of a Mary Poppins character, Bert the chimney sweep. Durham is incredibly beautiful. The city centre is so historic and…

First Lecture – Durham University Personhood and Material Culture

By Kristance Harlow | October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments
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Had my first lecture today. It’s a prehistory course titled Balkan Personhood and Material Culture. Today’s topic was Recent Approaches to Material Culture. We will be expanding on that later in the week in the extra hour for MA students (the course has quite a few third years [equivalent to undergraduate seniors] in it as…

Birthdays, Harry Potter, and Sundays

By Kristance Harlow | October 10, 2010 | 0 Comments
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My birthday was on the fourth and some friends taped a bunch of balloons to my door. We had cake and went out to eat at an Asian food restaurant called the Fat Buddha. I had the sweet and sour chicken that was, to say the least, delicious.  Matriculation into Durham was this past week. It’s a…

Rain and Trains – Traveling from Glasgow by Rail

By Kristance Harlow | September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments
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On my way to Durham today. Another rainy day is in the works, but I don’t care…I’m in Europe! I tell ya, walking 3 blocks with two roller suitcases, a serious hiking backpack and a shoulder bag is a lot more exhausting than it sounds. The people I met in Scotland were all really friendly…

Oh Hey Britain – Best Panini in Glasgow

By Kristance Harlow | September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments
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I’m in Britain now. Arrived just yesterday to Glasgow, Scotland with all my bags in tow, and some serious jetlag. On my way to Durham University in England tomorrow.   Glasgow is chilly and cloudy, but I dig it. Went on a jog by the Clyde River and through the Glagsow Green.   Where the Monkey Sleeps is a little cafe that has the best food, I ate the most…

Durham, England

Welcome to Durham, England – Short Post

By Kristance Harlow | September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments
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In Durham now. I love it already. The city centre is much larger than I imagined and based around a historic very old city and huge cathedral. There are stores all over the place there and no cars are allowed in the old part of the city. I’ve only seen a few areas of Durham and…

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