Diary of an MW Student - part 48
11 Mar 2013 by Richard Hemming
Last month, several dozen MW students went to Bordeaux for their second-year seminar week, just as I did in 2011 (see parts 20 and 21 ). As I watched the week unfold on Twitter – featuring stories of triumph and disaster during blind tastings, lectures from legends of the wine world, evenings spent at the bar in consolation and camaraderie – a curious sensation arose. I began to miss my time on that section of the course. I actually felt a pang of yearning for those halcyon days before I passed the practical and theory exams. Because THAT, ladies and gentlemen, is just how hard it is doing the dissertation. Never before...

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