Archive for September 30th, 2006

Eating In

30Sep06

Today I discovered that dinners ‘in hall’ at Trinity are actually less expensive than preparing one’s own food. One also gets the added benefit of a social atmosphere and saves the prep/clean-up time associated with cooking at home. Tonight’s meal (which included fish and chips, vegetables, and ice cream) cost only £3.50. The caveat is […]


I’m slowly trying to post some of my first impressions of the Marshall orientation and the UK. Below is something I scribbled on the flight from Dulles to Heathrow. I managed to squeeze it in between the multiplayer games of trivia on the in-flight entertainment network (I won once!). 19 September 2006 10:02 pm EST […]


I just remembered one of the highlights of last night’s “moving party.” The chaplain was telling a story about travelling to Croatia, when the background music interrupted him with: The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire. We don’t need water let that mother-f—er burn. Burn mother-f—er, burn. I bit my tongue to suppress […]