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Day 9: Dover and Canterbury

Saturday, July 4, 2015
Day trip time! We got to go to Dover and Canterbury, about a two hour bus trip from London. Dover was up first. 477 more words

British Studies

ENG 12 Unit 1.2 The Medieval Period: Chaucer

Warm-up: Divide into groups of two. Each partnership should choose one of the twenty main characters described in the “Prologue” of The Canterbury Tales… 396 more words


Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

From Book: Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep 

For most of history people have had two periods of sleep each night, with the time in between being perhaps the most calm and relaxing part of their lives. 997 more words


My review of Dan Simmons' Hyperion, reposted from Goodreads.

Prior to reading this book, I was expecting a great sci-fi read. I neither expected that I would find myself reading Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: Grim & Dark Space Edition, nor did I expect this to be one of the best books I would ever read. 929 more words


The Refugee Tales Walk

Taking a cue from Chaucer’s band of pilgrims,  participants in Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group’s Refugee Tales Walk are midway through their 9-day walk on the North Downs Way from Dover to Crawley via Canterbury. 127 more words

The Canterbury Tales

pagbabi reblogged this on Telling Tales and commented:

I was honoured to be part of this project which main aim was to call for an end to indefinite detention for asylum seekers in the UK. My poem, The Refugee's Tale, will be posted shortly. Meanwhile, check out the Refugee Tales website; and an excellent article on The New Internationalist Blog:

Things Fall Apart

Serendipity is a familiar friend in my life.

I get very frustrated with the way things are going, and everything seems to fall apart.

And then serendipity shows up, and I find out that what’s coming next is even more amazing. 513 more words

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