Monthly Archives: September 2012

Gross

On Thursday, I was talking to one of my colleagues. She’s very lovely and she was telling me about another colleague who I didn’t really know. I won’t say whether this is in the school where I teach, or in … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Cheese and the Golden Umbrella

I’ve been enjoying my Assistant Warden duties. I was talking to a student one night, while I was on patrol, shutting down parties. He said to me, “I’ve heard you’re a new Assistant Warden, and I’ve heard that you love … Continue reading

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Princess

It was pouring rain today. Cataclysmic, apocalyptic rain. My little pink umbrella was no match for the downpour. It had already been a little broken, but by the time it got to 4:00, it was flapping and flipping around and … Continue reading

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A Life in Hugs

When the group of Assistant Wardens first met together, we introduced ourselves by attaching an adjective to our name that started with the same letter as our first name and then using that as a memory aid. For example, if … Continue reading

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Something is bound to go wrong

Everything is going well. Everything is going really well. Something is bound to go wrong. It’s true that I’m in a financial hole. I’m already behind with both my loan repayments and my rent. I still haven’t got together the funds … Continue reading

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Orientation

I’ve come to the end of my first weekend as Assistant Warden. And I love it. Even though I keep messing up. Some of the things that haven’t gone well include the general meeting of half of the residents of … Continue reading

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Speed dating

I couldn’t sleep last night, because I was over-excited after yesterday’s date. I was absolutely exhausted all day and had to go home for a disco nap this afternoon. I spent my last three euros last night. I was meant … Continue reading

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