After our lovely time in Edinburgh Mom, Grandma and I made our way to Paris. I was feeling a little under the weather due to the copious amounts of beer and whiskey consumed the night before but excited to see the City of Light again. Having lived in France for 5 months, I have visited… Read More Paris
At the end of May I made our way north to Scotland with Mom and Grandma in tow. This wasn’t my first time in Scotland. When I was living in France in 2012 I had the chance to travel to London and Edinburgh for a week in April. At the time I had enjoyed my… Read More Scotland
At the end of May I was lucky enough to have a visit from two of my favourite people, my Mom and Grandma. We stayed in London for about a week and I showed them around as we did all the touristy things. It was fun being the expert and I realized how well I… Read More "But what does this circle of rocks mean?" A Trip to the Cotswolds, Bath and Stonehenge
Much of my time in London, especially during the week, was spent working. As I mentioned, I began working at a private school in central London teaching high school history by the end of January. Being a full-time teacher, I now had a lot more responsibilities such as planning and marking and teaching year 7-13.… Read More A Weekend in London, Eh?
In England they have multiple long weekends in May. Don’t ask me why, all I know is that I wasn’t complaining. I wanted to take advantage of at least one of them while I was there so, after talking to my good friend Petrina and looking at what would be the best bang for our… Read More Vienna
We crowded onto the balcony, plastic cups filled with Pimm’s and “Lemonade” in hand. In front of us was a sea of people wearing spring green and dark azure, banging the inflatable batons together in excitement. In front of them flowed the magnificent river Thames in all its murky glory. People hugged the shoreline, some… Read More The Boat Race aka The Day it’s OK to Day Drink as Long as It’s Pimm’s
Six months ago today I returned from England. Six Months! I can’t believe it! It feels like yesterday I stepped off the plane to find that my luggage hadn’t made it home with me. It feels like yesterday I was strolling through the streets of Fitzrovia, making my way to work while passing cafes and… Read More I’m Back!