Name: Andrea Dias
School: Queen’s University
If in university, area of study: English Literature and History
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, writing, walking, finding that one tiny restaurant that has the most wonderful food
Unknown talent: I knit whenever I’m sick. I’ve been sick a lot recently, so I’m actually getting pretty good!
What I want to be: A literature student, for as long as possible. Preferably somewhere in Europe.
Coolest experience: Living, studying, and working in a centuries-old castle estate in England (Herstmonceux castle) for three months!
Scariest thing I’ve done: Trekking and getting lost in a leech-infested part of rainforest in Thailand.
Future goals: Travel and literature
Heroes: My parents, Pope JPII, Virginia Woolf
Saint: St. Therese of Lisieux
TV Shows: Glee, The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family
“A Room of One’s Own” Virginia Woolf, “Mrs Dalloway” Virginia Woolf, the Harry Potter series J.K. Rowling, “Hamlet” William Shakespeare, “The End of the Affair” Graham Greene, “Practical Criticism” I.A Richards, everything by T.S. Eliot and Gerard Manley Hopkins, “Obasan” Joy Kogawa, “Confessions” St. Augustine, “Ecclesiastes” in the Bible.
There’s more, but these are ones I’ve been rereading and really loving lately.