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Where were you last night?

Nothing much has changed in my nights. A decade ago when I couldn't sleep, I read and chain smoked. Today the scene is still drowsily familiar except that I am happy being insomniac by choice. And with the cigarettes gone, I read from a screen. The fun I find is immense and really strong against drooping eyelids. These are 13 sites this week that are keeping me up til midnight and often the wee hours of the morning:

1. London Met (conversion qualifications)

2. Just Landed (guide to living abroad)

3. About Germany (general info on Germany)

4. Campus France (Education in France)

5. Expatriates (All you need to live, work and study abroad)

7. hotcourses (the UK's largest course finder)

9. Technische Universitat Kaiserslautern (International School for Graduate Studies)

12. AUSTENPROSE (A daily celebration of the brilliance of Jane Austen's writing)

13. Classical Archives (the largest classical music site on the internet)

~ header from Samulli / click here for more T13 ~


Indrani said…
Planning for higher studies? :)
Have a great day!
Anonymous said…
Ya need to get some sleep woman :)
Hazel said…
Hi Indrani, looks like I am :-)
Anya said…
You need a change I think hahaha...

Kareltje thanks you for the HUGS
Kristen said…
At least you are improving your mind and not just wasting time:-)
Brenda ND said…
I like how you think and what you post. Thanks.
Hootin' Anni said…
I think I'll have to check out your #13 as I love classical music.

My 13 is posted if you'd like to stop by and read ''s a list of 13 plays on words with a bit of humor.
Calico Crazy said…
Here I am just playing solitaire half the night.

Calico Contemplations

i dont like studying now.. no more!

Click here for my Thursday 13
life's journey said…
Oh a lot of stuff...Happy T13.
Nicholas said…
Interesting list!
Wow - and that stuff keeps you awake instead of puts you to sleep? :)
Hazel said…
Anya, you're damn right I do :)

Kristen, am I? =)

Brenda ND, some of them are really fun to be in, well at least to me :)

Anni, no. 13 is a great place to be for classical music lovers

Calico Crazy, it's just as addicting as what i've gotten myself into lol

AD, oh it's fun roflao

life's journey, just 13 of them =)

Nicholas, yes it is

Debbie, you heard me lol

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