Before I get started I need to mention that this is nowhere near the level of crazy weather that is currently happening in Houston. Hurricane Harvey has been devastating to the people and area and it's been truly upsetting to see how much destruction has happened. With Hurricane Harvey happing in the Gulf Coast, it appears … Continue reading We had a mini flood
Getting to the USA takes a long time. For me, it was a 23 hour day, waking up at 4am GMT and getting to the house at 10 pm EST/ 3 am GMT, so comfort during this journey is of importance. Here I'll give a few tip to make it just a bit easier. The … Continue reading How to survive the long journey
When I was a child, I remember seeing the cover for my mums DVD of The Color Purple. I used to stare at it and wonder 'why is colour spelled wrong?'. I had no idea there were multiple ways to spell it. Small things like this are something you have to overcome when moving across … Continue reading Where did U go?
No matter where you are, you will always find a lot of hidden gems. My partner and I love to explore little boutiques, antique and thrift stores because you can find so many cool items there, even if you aren't wanting to buy anything. Every day on the way to work we will pass this … Continue reading Exploring the local area – The Swap Shop
Do I live in the jungle now? A question my friends seem to often ask me. Compared to London it sure feels that way sometimes! Back home, pigeons were everywhere and you'd come across a fox or a deer every so often. I can safely say I was never scared to go camping or leave … Continue reading Do I live in the jungle now? pt.1
There's one opinion about city-slickers and people from England that will come up time and time again. We are an unfriendly bunch. Now, not to say this isn't true, but it is taken a bit personally. Generally, unless drunk, we do not tend to talk to strangers. You will notice on the tube/underground that no … Continue reading Sorry, have we met?
1st December 2016. I wake up at 4am, -4 degree Celsius weather and leave for Heathrow. In all my Pillsbury Doughboy glory, I waltz through airport security wearing about 4 layers of clothing. Partially due to the cold outside, mainly so I can sneak some extra clothes onto the plane without paying extra. Whilst this … Continue reading Help me, I’m melting