The definition of bittersweet

A journey through the past 3.5 months. Hover over the pictures for captions and click if the words are cut off. This is all chronological, and it’s funny how closely everything followed the culture shock curve that they prepared us for. Venice feels like a lifetime ago because we were so new to this whole […]

Wondering where I’ve been? Finals! That’s where I’ve been. I turned in my last paper yesterday afternoon and now….all that’s left…..are a couple of days to enjoy the suddenly lovely weather…. Cue the emotions! And the end-of-semester-oh-my-gosh-I-just-studied-abroad-and-now-it’s-over blog post*!! *Coming soon.


Take it in, take it in. Is that not the most beautiful library you’ve ever seen?! If it isn’t–let me know, I’m going to go get myself to whichever library you think can beat this. Definitely a Dublin highlight. That’s the Long Room at the Trinity College Library and definitely one of the major highlights […]

Project Lede Update!

I would preface this in some way, but the news is too exciting not to share it right up front: Project Lede WON in our category of the Harvard i3 Innovation Challenge! This means a lot of things, but mostly it means that we are receiving (a lot of) money from Harvard that will help […]


Ireland is beautiful. Above and below: The Cliffs of Moher, Ireland’s west coast Above and below: The Burren, a HUGE stretch of hills and coastline entirely covered in rock. It’s all in very cool formations thanks to some epic glacier action back in the early times. Above and the rest of the photos below: Wicklow, […]

Happy Easter!

Happy belated Easter! That’s Anni (whose lovely blog you can read here: and I, smiling at the Easter brunch we shared with a few other Ealing friends. If I look tired, it’s because I was! Clocks changed that morning and let’s just say it was rough, especially because I had a busy weekend. We actually intended to get […]

Mum and Dad in London

My parents just visited! It was great. They were here for 4 full days and it was definitely one of those time-warp situations where I felt like I never left but also like I’ve been living in London forrreevvveeerrr. The picture above is from the tail end of the changing of the guard, which we happened […]