Travel Blogs from St. Asaph
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That essentially summarize this week honestly, mostly been
hiding in my room wrapped up in covers and trying to survive. I do feel SO much better now, at about
85% I would say, maybe 90%. Almost have watched three entire seasons of the
show TeenWolf. Also been working on my dissertation off and on, pretty much
made my goal for the week. But also been distracted with creative writing
... will be back in the States during actual birthday. I made like 90% of the cake! I had to use Jacob’s kitchen because he has all the pots and pans but I told him he wasn’t allowed to take over. It turned out really well! Successful cheesecake.
I was somewhat productive Wednesday. Had manuscripts class with a new teacher, turns out she is also somewhat of an expert on medieval sin so I need to talk to her at some point. Wrote a lot of notes in class, thought my ...
... classes, you know. Had Post-Medieval Arthur, this week discussing the Misfortunes of Elphin. Enjoyed the book but don’t plan on writing about it, especially since a lot of historical/cultural stuff I just did not understand and there is not much research done on it. We had a different teacher this week and she was so nice and kept offering to help us if we were interested in working on this book/time period. Next week we are discussing Tennyson and going ...
... so far mastered pasta and French toast (maybe Enchiladas).
Classes were good this week and Alex has returned to us! So happy! In Manuscripts learning how to read the text, determine what date, terms, etc. Have some homework to eventually tackle. Had lunch with the medieval conference group, planning a bake sale and finally have a guest speaker for the event. Then I went to a lecture on the ideology of Shakespeare’s Childhood. Also got 15 books ...
... very narrow and lined with stacked slate walls.
We made it to our B&B which faced the Snowdonia mountains along Lake Llanberis. The owners were very nice and made us a full English breakfast each morning. We really enjoyed our time in Wales. It was an endless fairytale land with hundreds of castles, waterfalls, and ancient ruins! We were already talking about coming back on the first day!! We stayed 3 days in Wales and were in awe of the natural beauty ...