It was late one Wednesday night in March and I had just succeeded in dying my hands a bright Durham purple. “Well at least it’s the University colours” quipped my housemate. This hand dying effort was not some bizarre fashion statement but instead an unfortunate side effect of the spray paints I was using to make my ‘Vote for Joely’ banners.
On a dark and cold morning on Saturday 9th November 2013 Tom Eaton and myself, along with 90 or so participants, descended upon the Durham Courthouse for a weekend of genuinely spontaneous adventure. Having donned our animal onsies, newly acquired yellow DUCK t-shirts and with our cardboard signs in hand we set off.
Hello, everyone! My name is Lei Wang and I am from Beijing, China. I am a 3rd-year Economics student at St John’s College and I have been studying at Durham University for four years. During this time I have completed a Foundation programme and I am now going into the final year of my Bachelor degree. In my spare time I act as a Student Ambassador for the International Office and look after the University’s Weibo account.