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Month: November 2018

living my best tourist life

UCL has a really strange term set up; reading week is the first week of November but exams are mid-December. Consequently, this week doesn’t have to be reserved for studies alone. So, I used only a small portion of the week to catch up on work (which was, admittedly, very stressful), and spent the majority

Wine for Education?!?

When I began my exchange at ETH Zürich, I did not expect to take a class in wine production techniques. In reality, the class is not technically about wine production… exclusively… it also includes insight into brewing processes as well as a short introduction to distillation. The class, appropriately meeting Friday afternoons, is titled the

mindset reset

I felt academic fulfillment for the first time in a couple years this past week. For an anthropology class called Introduction to Material and Visual Culture, I was given an assignment to visit a museum. There, I was to observe and analyze how space and context shape the narrative presented to the viewer. I spent