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  • How do you do?
    I'm Jamie; an incurably-curious, hopelessly-idealistic, vegetarian, polyglot-ish plant scientist at Cambridge. I spend too much time listening to music, wandering around the countryside, and eating apples.


    penchants: forest walks, benjamin britten, mediaeval history & literature, eastern philosophy, obscure tea blends, copperplate, twilight by the sea, quantum mechanics, thunderstorms, fruit trees, early music, dragonflies, postcards, underground railways, gardening, vapour trails, tiny art galleries, volcanic islands, moths, Virginia Woolf, gin cocktails, travel journals, mountain air, handwriting, continental cinema, bow ties, Lebanese food, historical linguistics, archery, all things Icelandic, & bitter-sweet lemonade.
    Thank you for stopping by; do say hello.

    The Benedictine Monks’ Dormitory at Durham Cathedral, now converted to house part of the cathedral library’s substantial collection, along with an impressive selection of Anglo-Saxon stone monuments (which I sadly couldn’t photograph due to the presence of a rather severe verger).

    The Benedictine Monks’ Dormitory at Durham Cathedral, now converted to house part of the cathedral library’s substantial collection, along with an impressive selection of Anglo-Saxon stone monuments (which I sadly couldn’t photograph due to the presence of a rather severe verger).

    7 months ago

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