Amateur Night at the Apollo

There was another bank holiday this week. This time it was ‘President’s Day’ - always celebrated on the third Monday of February in honour of George Washington, the first President of the United States, who was born on 22nd February 1732. I didn’t get the memo, so I turned up at work anyway and thought... Continue Reading →

Marywood University & Sunday in Harlem

After the whistle stop tour of Niagara falls and the brief jaunt over the border into Toronto, it was back in the hire car on Sunday morning to head down the freeway to Scranton, Pennsylvania. Our destination: Marywood University. The Institute of International Education are the US body who manage the Fulbright programme on this... Continue Reading →

Heading Up State

It felt like summer had arrived early last week. Thoughts of the polar vortex were a distant memory as temperatures soared to almost 20 degrees celsius. This was the first time we had seen such warm weather and what a difference it made. It was so nice to be able to leave the winter coats... Continue Reading →

Super Bowl Sunday

After last week's visit to Chicago, it was back to the normal routine of life in NYC this week (if indeed life in NYC can ever be called routine - it's still amazing and I am certainly still appreciating it!). I really enjoyed another of my research interviews this week. As is always the case... Continue Reading →

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