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Here comes the sun: Stepping on the ground of Durham!

After 18 hours trip flying from the edge of Asia to the other side of Eurasia, I finally landed at Newcastle International Airport. The dim lights I saw from the coach reminded me how far I came from Tokyo, the megalopolis which never sleeps. 459 more words

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[First Blog] Impression of Durham

Hello everyone, welcome to my very first post! Hope you would enjoy my story. And before beginning, I need to aplogize that though I tried it’s still difficult to organize the passage in a logic way since there are too many things to say. 396 more words

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Settling in a New Puppy

Meet Story my new Australian Shepherd pup – she’s 8.5 weeks old and ready to move in with my crew and I.

Every new puppy is different – I’ve had my share and there’s none that are the same even if they are the same breed or from the same lines. 422 more words


One Month in Mansfield

It’s been a month (well, ok, a month and a few days but really, those first three days after we landed feel a bit hallucinatory and I don’t really count them because jet lag)! 882 more words

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Settling In

We have been in our rental home in Centralia for a little over a week and it’s amazing what has gotten done in such as short amount of time. 446 more words


I've found a place

So I’m excited to announce that I have found a place to live!! I move in the first weekend in December. It’s a great MIL suite that is furnished, which is perfect! 58 more words

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One Month in: Reflections

Whilst Tuesday was a shocker of a day for many (as an American Studies graduate I always follow the election with interest), it also marked one month from our arrival in Guernsey. 335 more words