Posts Tagged ‘Kingston’
Homecoming

The Homecoming tradition is not much of a tradition in Canada…in fact, if one considers Wikipedia to be the all seeing, all knowing authority on anything and everything then there are only really two Canadian institutions that observe this phenomenon.  Queen’s and Western…and I happen to find myself at one of them. Homecoming is a […]

Getting back into the feeds – Blogs, Beijing, RSS

For the time being I’ve opted against purchasing Internet for my apartment largely because of the expense incurred for just one user and the fact that SURP has a very decent connection and wireless is available all over campus.  This means I can’t browse the headlines in the morning or in the evening (unless I’m […]

Canadian Mobile Communication…

How wireless communication should be (and is – in most of the sane world) Purchase any mobile phone model of your choice…preferably the GSM SIM card variety.  You can have as little or as many features as you should want.  You can buy new, you can buy second hand, you can steal it. You can […]

Plumbing in Kingston

I failed to mention that I had some rather annoying plumbing issues that I discovered when I first moved into my suite.  Adequate plumbing is not generally something one considers when browsing for housing – one just assumes that the toilet will flush and the water will drain within a reasonable time period. The first […]

Kingston, Ontario and SURP

Initial impressions. The Good: – Good big basement suite with a private beach. – Well organized orientation and I’m slightly jealous of the undergrads who are going through a very entertaining Frosh experience….something that was totally absent at UVic when I did my first degree there. – Compact campus which is essentially adjacent to a […]

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