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Blog flogging

I haven’t written much on here in the last week or so as I figure you’d heard enough from me during my North American blogging marathon. To use the time you perhaps would have otherwise spent perusing my site, perhaps you’d care to mosey on over to some other blogs, written by some of my […]

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Back to Blighty

I’m writing this a few thousand feet over the Atlantic. Despite usually having narcoleptic tendencies whenever I board any kind of transportation, I’m annoyingly wide awake. Plus I’ve managed to pick the one seat on the plane where the tv set isnt working so I can’t watch a film – hence the blogging. I’ve been […]

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No shortage of water in Cambridge

I know I keep harping on about it, but getting a Nuffield Scholarship is the best thing ever. It’s not just making some brilliant friends who think nothing of letting you invade their home, having a nosey around brilliant farms and businesses and getting to go to some amazing countries. It’s for moments like this: […]

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Independent travel

I booked tickets to fly to Chicago and Toronto today for the first leg of my Nuffield study tour. To say I’m excited is an understatement. I’m now having to confirm the meetings I’ve been tentatively organising over the past few weeks and I’m already thinking I could’ve done with spending another week travelling around […]

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TTFN

If there’s one thing I’ve loved about the last week, it’s been listening to our fellow scholars from around the world. It’s been great to get a feel of what the issues are for farmers globally, to hear about different crops and scales of production and – most importantly – to hear the brilliant accents […]

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‘Lazy’ Sunday in Washington

There were monuments Famous buildings (but no Josh or Toby) Steak Some average singing Some better than average singing And a very late night. I blame the Irish. Share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this […]

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Packing it all in

So tomorrow my Nuffield Adventure begins. I’m heading the whole mile and a half down the road from Chez Stocks to the Farmers Club, where I’ll meet the 20 or so other people from the UK who have been selected as Nuffield Scholars and spend the next three days getting to know them. I’m excited, […]

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