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(sorry for the long post, but there is just so much that happens every single day)
Captain's log entry: 10/17/2013
After starting my day with the typical combo of honey, tropical fruit mix, oats porridge and a cup of lemon grass tea, I remembered why I was looking forward to this particular day. Finally I would pass a rite of passage into adulthood and self reliance: doing the laundry totally by myself.
This rite of passage ...
... flat-out having their end of Ox-trad plays, film nights, fashion parades etc. Final formal dinner tomorrow night and then the goodbyes start. Spent the afternoon wandering around Oxford in the heat and have just had dinner at a great Indian restaurant where the waiter was very sympathetic to the plight of the Australian cricket team. All good but I haven't taken a single photo, so here's one of the memorial to the Duke of Wellington, Dublin.
... Each of us took two classes and then had to walk the students to the correct rooms so the teachers could get wherever they needed to be. My two classes were both going to Oriel, so I walked them across town and talked them through the route to Oriel. The only tricky part was crossing St. Aldate’s Road, because British traffic is really not at all forgiving to pedestrians. I told the students about my foot’s brush with death in Stratford three ...
... into next week.
As it is though, our flight arrives at 6pm so we'll have to try and find our (elusive sounding) hostel in the dark, skidding around in ice and snow with our suitcases.
I haven't actually applied for any teaching jobs yet. Jason is full time at work still so it's up to me. He gave me free reign to ...
... or rather the 'cottages' and 'lodges' which all had pretty names, and pet an adorable white pony who came right up to the fence. Similar to Bath, the villages are set in these magnificent valleys so there was always that gorgeous backdrop in the distance. We had a great fresh lunch at a tea room in Stow. The weather turned a couple times but for the most part it was a sunny, crisp autumn day. Our tour guide was this hilarious woman who, someone aptly ...