Category Adventure & Misc.
First things first, it is time to get excited: not only are second semester classes just beginning, but also my mom and I have reserved our tickets to fly to the UK in August! My anglophiliac heart is glowing with joy. We found an incredible deal on flights flying from Toronto to London, so we […]
Okay, I haven’t actually read Ernest Hemingway’s “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” but when the pun fit so well how could I resist? January has seen our yard whitened with some grand snow flakes. To experiment with the camera my dad gave me for Christmas, I went on a photo expedition around the field just behind our […]
It is the first day of exams week, so what has possessed me to spend my study time blogging? That is a very good question, for which I wish I had a real answer. I think the best explanation is that, since William and Mary ends all classes before the start of exam week, I […]
Last Sunday, I took another absurdly long walk around Colonial Williamsburg. There are so many hidden gardens and side streets to explore, so it seems that no matter how many times you go you always find yourself somewhere new. I spent quite awhile meandering about the Governor’s Palace Gardens, which seemed as if they could […]
Ah! It took me so long to get these photos posted! Now, all of those lovely leaves are gone, mercilessly blown away by November gusts and men with leaf-blowers. At least I have the photos to enjoy. Williamsburg is beautiful all day, everyday, but on a drizzly fall morning it can look simply magical. Rain […]
O the daunting first post! Well, it’s best to start with a cordial welcome. Hi! I’m Colleen, The Unconventional Collegiate. My collegiate status is pretty self-explanatory: I am currently in my first year at the College of William and Mary. Being unconventional is not so straightforward. I am unconventional in a lot of ways, but […]