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Learning to Expect the Unexpected…as a Good Thing! | A Masters in Kingston

For many years I thought I already knew how to expect the unexpected. In fact, I considered myself a bit of an expert at it, particularly when it came to the workplace and travel. At work, from day to day I never knew what would happen. When you travel the same holds true. In my… Continue reading Learning to Expect the Unexpected…as a Good Thing! | A Masters in Kingston

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Getting a Computer Cord & Pink Ukuleles | A Masters in Kingston

Today I finally got a computer charging cord. Initially I thought this would be easy, walk into a tech store of some type and BAM, new cord in my possession. Unfortunately the only “computer store” that showed up on Google was seemingly closed. The space inside was filled with packing boxes and a sign said… Continue reading Getting a Computer Cord & Pink Ukuleles | A Masters in Kingston

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Driving Norms, Gluten Free Meat Pies, & Overpriced Cheetos| A Masters in Kingston

Yesterday I went to a board game event and another event called Taskmaster which was a lot of fun. I met people from Australia, Taiwan, Nigeria, Germany, Norway and more! It is so interesting to learn how other cultures handle drivers licenses, minimum ages etc. Its funny, in addition to talking about other cultures more… Continue reading Driving Norms, Gluten Free Meat Pies, & Overpriced Cheetos| A Masters in Kingston

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Are You Alright? Isn’t a literal question | The Left is Right | A Masters in Kingston

The left is right here, and not just for cars. I thought the whole driving on the left side was only for cars. Yet as I’ve been walking I’ve consistently kept bumping into people. At my university they had arrows on the floor on the left. Even then it took me a day to get… Continue reading Are You Alright? Isn’t a literal question | The Left is Right | A Masters in Kingston

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Day 3 | A red fox, collecting BRPs and new friends | A Masters in Kingston

Today I plunged once more into the fray (socially to speak) and met some wonderful new people. I spent my morning figuring out how to get the bus to New Malden to pick up my Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) which is what replaces your student visa if you are here for longer than 6 months.… Continue reading Day 3 | A red fox, collecting BRPs and new friends | A Masters in Kingston

Book Review · Historical Fiction

Best Georgette Heyer Books | Clean Regency Romance | Funny

In a very particular order, here are my favorite Georgette Heyer books, listed in order of importance. I will say Georgette Heyer has a ton of fantastic books, but they can get a bit repetitive as she has certain stock characters she will reuse. This list should give you a wide range of characters and… Continue reading Best Georgette Heyer Books | Clean Regency Romance | Funny