University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Hi, all! My name is Kathryn Funderburg and I am a junior History major and Medieval and Renaissance Studies minor at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. I will be spending my semester at the University of Aberdeen in the northeast of Scotland absorbing the marvelous medieval architecture and artifacts. I enjoy reading, swimming, doodling, crocheting while listening to audiobooks, and watching entire seasons of shows in one sitting. I look forward to sharing my adventures with you! Thanks, cheers, and taing!
As finals and the holiday season grow closer I am trying to wrap my mind around the fact that my Aberdeen adventure is coming to a close. My classes are over, ending on Thanksgiving Day. It was definitely a first to be conjugating Latin and attending… More
In my previous blog post about my work with the MS 243, the Hampole Psalter, I wasn’t able to include any images of the manuscript and didn’t think I was ever going to have the chance to visually share the text online. Last Friday, however, I received… More
Remember, remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot.” Last Thursday was November the fifth, which in America would mean nothing. In Scotland (and Great Britain in general)… More
Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to see the Men’s Finals in the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow. I had never been to a professional gymnastic event before and didn’t quite know what to expect. As I entered the SSE Hydro, the… More
Since I’ve arrived in Scotland I’ve had the opportunity to visit places several hours from Aberdeen. I’ve been to Edinburgh, the Highlands, even the evil Megabus station in Perth (read about it in a previous post: Travel, Trepidation, and Theatre), but… More