Home is Where?

Laura Stiers is a third year English major studying abroad in London this quarter. In Dispatches from London, she blogs about books, curious Anglicisms, and literary culture in one of Europe’s most literary cities. This post concludes the series. It’s cold and grey in London today. I’m glad of it, really. If it had been […]

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“I Do Love Their Commas”

Laura Stiers is a third year English major studying abroad in London this quarter. In Dispatches from London, she blogs about books, curious Anglicisms, and literary culture in one of Europe’s most literary cities. Winter smells exactly the same here as it does in Chicago. The street outside our residence hall is hung with Christmas […]

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They Do Things Differently There

Laura Stiers is a third year English major studying abroad in London this quarter. In Dispatches from London, she blogs about books, curious Anglicisms, and literary culture in one of Europe’s most literary cities. I’m doing my reading for tomorrow, a British political newspaper from 1931. Bored, I flip to the end to read the […]

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I Say Tomato, You Say Tomate

Laura Stiers is a third year English major studying abroad in London this quarter. In Dispatches from London, she blogs about books, curious Anglicisms, and literary culture in one of Europe’s most literary cities. “Well, at least you don’t have to learn a new language!” everyone said to me. It felt like I was cheating, […]

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The Eighth Deadly Sin is Queue-Jumping

Laura Stiers is a third year English major studying abroad in London this quarter. In Dispatches from London, she blogs about books, curious Anglicisms, and literary culture in one of Europe’s most literary cities. I can’t shake the feeling that I have “foreigner” tattooed somewhere prominent on my body. Riding the Tube (far superior in […]

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