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Completely off-topic, but today I graduated from my BA in Biological Sciences at Oxford University!

It’s been a wonderful 3 years, and I’m really looking forward to next term, where I’ll be staying at Oxford for an MSc in Integrated Immunology


Another summer, another set of garden photos

For the second year running, I spent the last day before flying to Finland in the Oxford University Botanic Garden. The weather was finally good, the garden ripe, and the fear of missing out on the flowers at their peak made me abandon sensible things like packing for nearly three weeks abroad, and go out instead. 93 more words

Science Gets to the Bottom Of Neptune's Weird 'Wobbles'

Neptune, the farthest named planet in our solar system (sorry Pluto), is unusual in a lot of ways. One rotation around the sun lasts about 165 Earth years, and each season is around 40 Earth years. 108 more words


Oxford, England

My Time Living Abroad

Before transferring to Cal State Fullerton, I had the opportunity to take part in a study abroad program at Oxford University in England. 199 more words

A Book Lovers Guide to Oxford

10 years ago I would have struggled to name all of the bookshops in Oxford. Now I struggle to remember which ones are still open. Due to increasing rental prices Oxford has lost many great bookshops in the last decade. 44 more words

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Squalid Oxford

There’s currently a great deal of construction activity and disruption in Oxford. Cranes and holes in the ground everywhere. The hoardings boast about Oxford’s illustrious past, or archaeological wealth, extolling the wonders of Oxford, boasting of our past, encouraging us to be useful and worthy citizens. 100 more words


Oxford and London

Thursday: The train we needed to catch was on the platform right in front of us when we reached the train station about 30 minutes earlier than planned. 20 more words