A Very Scottish Blog Post

Hello! I’m wishing you a very happy belated new year from a snug little coffee shop overlooking the streets of Stirling, Scotland. YES. Scotland! I’m spending this semester at the University of Stirling, and, despite the rainy weather, I am incredibly happy to be here. I don’t have a whole lot to tell quite yet, because most…

Small Sugary Confections

I am a huge fan of cupcakes. I am one of those people who was swept up in the cupcake craze of the last couple of years. Cupcake exclusive bakeries were all the rage and I was first in line. At home I actually prefer to bake my own cupcakes. It is cheaper, more fun,…

Long-weekend: Euphoria, then tidying up!

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So the first week of the semester foreshadowed the grim side of my over-commitment. Thankfully, MLK Day helped me ease into things a little more. The long weekend allowed for much needed over-relaxation. Not only did I re-watch some Samurai Champloo for what I can only call “creative stimulation,” but I was also able to…

Home: There and Back Again

Hi lovely people! I’m happy to say I had a wonderful time back home and came back to a good start to the semester. I was home for three weeks before I had to repack my bags and take those three flights back here. In those three weeks, I didn’t do much but relax and…

Exploring Worcester

Welcome Back! I’m blogging to you from NU Café on Chandler Street in Worcester, which is convenient because I want to tell you about getting off campus. Each year at Clark I’ve ventured off campus a little more. This year my roommate and I are taking advantage of the city and trying a lot of…

The Things I Do For Art

Guster is a band. Boston’s Mayor, Mary Walsh, declared last Thursday Guster Day, in part to celebrate their new album, Evermotion, but also to recognize the band’s commitment to the environment (Adam Gardner, one of the singers and guitar players, founded Reverb, a nonprofit which focuses on making music tours more sustainable). To celebrate Guster Day, the…