A couple of weeks before Christmas I went down to Tyndale House for a couple days. There are a couple of Durham people that moved down there, so Nijay and I thought we’d visit periodically. Besides walking a bit through the city centre, I really only hit Tyndale. Tyndale was nice, with the community of scholars and the biblical studies library all in one place. I can’t say that I wasn’t a little jealous, but I’m still more than happy with my choice of Durham. Nijay wasn’t as impressed with Cambridge as a whole since the university library has such stringent requirements–no bags of any kind in the library and a limit of 10 books. I suppose it all balances out somehow, and I know one Durham postgrad who turned down Cambridge for Durham this year. It’s only a 3-4 hr train ride from Durham, so it’s easy enough to get down to visit. I also hope to make it up to Edinburgh to visit their library as well. These trips are also a good way to meet other postgrads.
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