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The Narnian Pilgrim in the UK

Dear Fellow Pilgrims, I chose the image of pilgrimage when I began this blog 5 years ago last week (here was my first blog, on Letter Writing in a Digital Age). I come from a Christian tradition that has tended … Continue reading

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A Guide to Doing C.S. Lewis Research at the Bodleian: From One Who Started Badly

I wrote here of the hectic chaos of arriving at the Bodleian. It was a combination of my unforeseen lack of preparation, and the fact that the Bodleian is under renovation. My hope is to provide a little detail about … Continue reading

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My First Hour at the Bodleian Library, Oxford

I arrive early to the Bodleian library in Oxford, very nervous and quite intimidated. The attached quadrant has named each of its doorways in Latin: Schola Grammaticae et Historiae and Schola Naturalis Philosophiae. I have to go to the Clarendon … Continue reading

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Leuven to Chester in 12 Hours (Live Tweeting Adventure)

08:59 Very thankful for church bells in Leuven; set my Mon-Fri alarm on Sunday #fail 09:00 Evidently I am incapable of sleeping in Europe. Ugh. 09:01 Breakfast: three leftover sips from a Coke Zero named Michaël 09:15 Finished last Belgian … Continue reading

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You Are Here: My First Afternoon in Leuven

My first few hours of Leuven, Belgium is captured perfectly by the very helpful city maps scattered throughout its shops and streets. A series of cobblestone paths and stone houses radiating out of the ancient University centre, the maps capture … Continue reading

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