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Famed Swiss ‘school of kings’ launches first U.K. recruitment drive as student demographics change

It is known as the school of kings, counting among its alumni the Shah of Iran, Prince Rainier of Monaco and King Farouk of Egypt. Its catchment area was once the glittering palaces that housed Europe’s grandest families: the Metternichs, the Borgheses and the Hohenlohes. 729 more words


And I'm off...

It’s pretty surreal to think that tomorrow I will be moving to Europe for 6 months. I have always dreamed about going to live there for an extended amount of time, but I did not know how I would do it. 471 more words


Post the Thirteenth: In Which I Trace My Family Tree

While I would love  to claim that I’ve traced my ancestry to a microbe of Pre-Adamite descent, it’s just not true, Gentle Reader. I can merely trace my family, father-to-son, to 1200 A. 577 more words