Travel Blogs from Matfen
... Pancake Extravaganza in the MCR. Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent, a time for fasting in the Christian calendar, was traditionally a day for people to clean out their cupboards of things that they will be giving up for the month. In modern times however, it has become known as Pancake Tuesday, and is an occasion for British people to eat pancakes. Katy outdid herself with the pancakes, providing chocolate spread, Mars Bars, Marshmallows and tons of ...
... mixed information was floating around. Besides it fit well with the idea of sacrifice that is so central to Christian theology.
Keeping the church theme going we walked across the Palace Green to the Durham Cathedral. That's right, in the Middle Ages the separation of church and state was about the size of an American football field. I had a good time showing dad around the Cathedral, and explaining to him about the Cathedral's holy relic: the bones of ...
... Dominion of Canada, Union of South Africa, the Bittern, and the Sir Nigel Gresley
John and I arose early, took the bus from Guisborough to Middlesborough where we boarded a train to the small town of Shildon, a total trip of about 1 1/2 hours. The weather was cooperative, although shortly after we arrived, it started to rain. Fortunately, the sprinkles lasted only a few minutes and the rest of the day was ...
... The story of our species is one of fire and blood.
But that is not the whole story. Diplomacy and negotiation also have a long history, and for as long as there have been soldiers there have also been emissaries and negotiators. It is into this role that I stepped last weekend, completing a three-day intensive module on the topic.
As I have mentioned previously my course involves the completion of three, intensive three day modules throughout the year. Last term ...
"A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people" - Gandhi
Hello my dear readers! My sincerest apologies for being so inactive of late but it has been a busy few weeks, as you will soon discover.
As most of you will have noticed, I tend to organize my blog posts thematically. A theme that I find really links this week together well is culture, and cultural exchange. A big party of studying abroad is about cultural exchange. As a ...
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