Category Archives: Once Upon an Island

  1. Tonight’s Epic Question

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    September 14, 2010 by Jen

    Why are conclusions so ridiculously hard to write? One would think it would be easy to summarize three weeks’ experience …
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  2. Re(ally)(im)port(ant)s(tuff)

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    September 7, 2010 by Jen

    The fun (term used loosely) part of going on research trips is writing the reports afterward. Friday being my deadline, …
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  3. When This All Began…

    August 18, 2010 by Jen

    (*Jekyll & Hyde moment!) With just under a week of homecoming under my belt, I guess it’s that time to …
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  4. In Transit

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    August 13, 2010 by Jen

    “There and back again“ Not just a hobbit’s tale.* Well folks, after a long-and-short three weeks, I’m back in the …
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  5. Hostile Ferries and (F)ery Good Hostels

    August 8, 2010 by Jen

    So last time I rode the ferry from Wellington to Picton, and vice versa, picture pristine, rippling water. Slightly hazy …
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  6. Heading South

    August 7, 2010 by Jen

    Well, I have to say this is the first–and probably the last–time I’ll have had seven different men in my …
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  7. Windy Welly

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    July 31, 2010 by Jen

    Wind. Cold rain. More wind. Yep, welcome to Wellington. They don’t call it the Windy City for nothing. After a …
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  8. Goodbye, Auckland (take 2)

    July 31, 2010 by Jen

    To my dear (now-ex) roommates, Thank you for apologizing when you turned on the lights at midnight and entered en …
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  9. Goodbye, Auckland

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    July 30, 2010 by Jen

    After a great two and a half days in Hamilton visiting classes and talking to professors, students, and tutors at …
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  10. Romeo & Juliet, NZ-style

    July 24, 2010 by Jen

    Yesterday’s lesson: If I ever propose visiting New Zealand without an umbrella again, someone stop me. (Sub-lesson: puddles form in …
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