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In the mountains, in Spain

For the second leg of my Laidlaw adventure, I wanted to challenge myself and try something new. My first summer on the programme was fascinating and highly rewarding, but I felt that with it I had reached a satisfying…

Existential Considerations

Coming to the end of my Laidlaw research project, it struck me how much I have learnt and experienced in these two summers. I spent last summer reading works from writers in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan in the 1950s –…

Breaking new ground!

I have come to the end of my Laidlaw research, and it occurs to me just how much I have enjoyed the programme, and gained so much more from it than I could have hoped. When I started this project, I set myself the task…