Words, words, words cannot express how truly wonderful this internship experience has been, but since words are all I have, they will suffice. Three and a half months ago I remember boarding a plane having no idea what my summer was going to be like, only knowing that there was going to be a … Continue reading Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow
One of the best things I have been able to do while I have been on this internship is take advantage of the Trust’s amazing archives for my own personal research. As a student looking towards graduate studies, this has been an invaluable addition to my work at the Trust. I have one day each … Continue reading Taking Advantage of the Archives
Three words: No air conditioning. Because England has a typically temperate to cool climate, air conditioning is simply not a priority over here. If you talk to a Brit about the lack of A/C in the country, they will tell you that it is unnecessary because it only gets hot for like one day out … Continue reading “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” No, because they’re awful.
The Trust has been really encouraging about us taking time to travel. So long as we give them enough notice, and we ask for their permission, they have been great about giving us time off when we need it. This is particularly helpful for weekend excursions, because it can be slightly complicated trying to get … Continue reading Getting out of Stratford: Leeds Edition
Hello everyone! (I shouldn't be allowed to name my own posts, but there was a superhero theme, and I stuck with it!) This is Chelsea again, and I am writing this in conjunction with Courtney’s earlier post about her life as the Education Intern to tell you about what I do as the Digital Intern … Continue reading The Digital Intern Gotham (Stratford) Deserves
You may not know this about me, but I am low key obsessed with Zizzi’s carbonara. Zizzi is a chain Italian restaurant here in Britain. I tried it during my first trip to England, and I missed it so much when I was in the states. The first thing I did when I found out … Continue reading The Quest for the Perfect Carbonara
Reason I chose this internship: I am an English major with a love of Shakespeare. I plan on pursuing my PhD after I graduate from BYU, and one of the areas I am thinking about emphasizing in is Early Modern literature, so I thought this internship would be the perfect opportunity to immerse myself in … Continue reading Can She Give A Concise Answer?: A Mystery in 20 Questions by Chelsea Lee