Official CAPA Blogger Fall 2015: Alyssa Reimenschneider – London

Aug 12, 2015 5:04:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan

CAPAStudyAbroad_London_Fall2015_Alyssa_Reimenschneider_Blogger_ProfileMeet Alyssa Reimenschneider, official CAPA blogger in London for Fall 2015:

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Hi! My name is Alyssa Reimenschneider, and I am a junior studying English Literature and Studio Art at Albright College.

As a chronic daydreamer, I subsist on well-written fiction and lush cinematography, and I often (naively) like to imagine that my life will play out like one of my favorite stories. I've loved to read for as long as I can remember and wanted to travel for as long as I could read.

I can hardly believe that I'll be studying abroad in London this semester, because it's something I've imagined since I was a child, and now - for once - my real and imaginary lives are colliding.

While I'm abroad, I hope to explore a little of Europe, venture into the English countryside to experience the settings of my favorite books and, of course, discover the little wonders that wait in everyday life in London. I will write my way through what I find there - on the streets, in trains or open moors, in theatres and shops and people I pass. I will write myself as London makes me, and hope I can put life into words.

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