Boe & Arrow

A blog by Ms. Boe

A Look Back at London, Part II

A blog post as part of a King’s College London Study Abroad series “Life in the heart of London” Three months in London will do a number on you like nothing … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Look Back at London, Part I

While at King’s College London, I was lucky enough to win their Study Abroad Excellence Award, along with four other American students studying at the college. As part of my award, … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Paris: Book Review

Paris by Edward Rutherford (audio) Published 2013 A historical novel of epic proportions, Paris follows a few Parisian families through the centuries as they alternatively defend and are threatened by … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

Mansfield Park: Book Review

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen First Published 1814 The poor niece of the wealthy baronet Sir Thomas Bertram, Fanny Price comes to live at the Bertram’s estate, Mansfield Park, as Sir Thomas’s charitable … Continue reading

September 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Burnable Book: Book Review

A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger Published 2014 It is 1385, and London is a dangerous place. A book of prophecies foretelling the deaths of English kings threatens King Richard II’s … Continue reading

August 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Provenance: Book Review

Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art by Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo Published 2009 A piece of journalistic nonfiction, Provenance follows the … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Exhibitions in London: Audrey Hepburn

During my last full week in Cambridge, I took full advantage of my proximity to London by visiting two special museum exhibitions. In this post I wanted to share my … Continue reading

August 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Neither Here Nor There: Book Review

Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe by Bill Bryson Published 1992 Game for a few weeks of European mishaps, Bill Bryson leaves the comforts of home to retrace the steps of … Continue reading

August 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

The English Know How to Garden

While I bemoan the English’s inability to make decent hamburgers or french fries, one thing they excel in is gardening. I learned this on my first day in England, when … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

6 Things I Learned My First Week in England

With my second week of study at Cambridge under my belt, I’ve learned a thing or two outside the classroom. The English are friendly. This, I was not expecting. In the field … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

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