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I am in love with this city. I spent two weeks at St. Anne's College, University of Oxford, researching/studying global media policy with the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy and I fell in love with this city. The people, the buildings, the pubs, the bars, the library, the bookstores, the cafes, the parks, the punts...
The two weeks I spent researching at Oxford were two of the best weeks of my life. I met people from around the globe, all interested in global media policy, changes in technology and its application to regulation and legislation. Besides sitting in conference session from 9-6, Monday-Friday for two weeks, we also spent a great deal of times perusing the pubs, drinking constantly, whether it was a wine and cheese party in the park, or strawberries and champagne in a punt, or beer tasting in a pub, we were forever giddy. :-) Playing football in University Park, walking through Port Meadow to the Trout Inn, picnicking in cemeteries and church yards, 2am visits to the kebab vans, so many amazing memories with some really amazing people.
- Pros:architecture, chock full of history, sub-fusc, parks, punting, brewing with intelligence
- Cons:bikes, cobblestones, shopping
- In a nutshell:I am in love with this city. That is all.
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