Pine Castle Hotel
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... came in at 8:30 and woke me up by starring at me from the doorway and asking if anything was wrong with me. Uhhhhh, I'm sleeping? I miss Pembroke.
My first order of business was laundry. I hate the Corpus laundry system, which is this ridiculous set up that requires loading credit onto a card, but only in 5 pound increments, then deducting 2.05 for each wash and 1.05 for each dry cycle. I miss Pembroke's easy 1 pound, 20p coin machines, so I decided ...
... and packed down. I was certain our fate was sealed.
At 9:30 the men from the Parks Department of Oxford came by to lay down the topsoil and rake it. Larry texted us all - we were officially on the alert. He dragged me through Old Quad again to check things out, and the head gardener happened to be there and stopped to chat with us. I felt like I could cut the tension between me and Larry with a spoon, but we managed to get ...
Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silv’ry Tay!
Alas! I am very sorry to say
That ninety lives have been taken away
On the last Sabbath day of 1879,
Which will be remember’d for a very long time.
’Twas about seven o’clock at night,
And the wind it blew with all its might,
And the rain came pouring down,
And the dark clouds seem’d to frown,
And the Demon of the air seem’d to say-
... along with us. While we were waiting in line, we mentioned to Larry that Othello is playing at the RSC on our day off, and asked if Tom could come along. I had emailed Michael about it a few days ago but he didn't respond. Well, Larry proceeded to tell me that Michael was totally confused by my email, and had no idea why I was asking for Tom's time off. Larry asked if the play was a surprise for Tom, or if Tom didn't want to go and we were trying to ...
... over at Corpus, which actually turned into staff hang out and relaxation time. Emma, Erica, Greg, and I sat in the Corpus garden for a while chatting about nothing in particular, and then we joined Ellie, Pete, and some of the new people in Pelican Quad. Oh yes, Pete arrived this morning! He's been fishing in Scotland so he was a bit late. :) He and I were discussing running, because he's been running half marathons every week for fun (only Pete), ...
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