Alexandra was doing a BA in History and Theatre with Honors; James was doing a BA in Ancient and Modern History. I met James at the very start of my junior year abroad at the University of Oxford from Barnard College in the USA.
I had fallen in love with England – its history, beauty and theatrical tradition – on an 11-week trip with my high school.
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The beaches provide plenty of date ideas as well: rent a bike and cruise along Mission and Pacific Beaches, play volleyball, canoe the Russian River, kayak in La Jolla, or kite surf in Coronado.We were both obsessed with literature and theatre and we just clicked.When I had to go back to the States after a year, there was no option but to make a long-distance relationship work – and we managed it for a year, until 2011, when I came back to Oxford to do my MSt in English Literature. I wanted to focus on Elizabethan and Jacobean drama – and where better to do that than the home of those things in the UK?This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 13th, 2008 at pm and is filed under Naughty News.You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.There really is not a rule when it comes to paying for dates in the U.S.: many girls will say that they expect the boy to pay on the first date, while others will argue that the person who initiated the date should be the one to pay. ) there are some things which are generally culturally accepted as dating “do’s” and “don’ts.” Although it is not incredibly common, it is socially acceptable for girls to ask guys out. has a very big “car culture,” so it comes as no surprise that cars are a big part of dating traditions. Although it is difficult to say exactly what the dating traditions are in the United States (everyone is different!) or soak in the style of Haight Ashbury or Chinatown.San Diego and San Francisco host many awesome street fairs and festivals.