Hello again! Happy 2018! I’ve got the urge to type out every holiday-themed pleasantry I can think of right now out of sheer force of habit, but instead I’ll take the opportunity to share my delight at what I believe is the best, most quaintly British phrase I’ve heard so far: “festive break”. As in,… Continue reading Rows of Houses
Hello again! It’s been a while, and I’m a little taken aback at how quickly time has passed. I keep measuring it in terms of different milestones – the time between now and my last blog post, for example (cue guilt), or between now and when I arrived in London just over three (!) months… Continue reading A Nostalgic Nod to the End of the Year
I’ve always wanted to live in a big city with lots of culture. One reason I decided to go to UBC – which, let’s be real, easily superseded academic rankings and the quality of English programs in my teenage brain – was because I wanted to live in Vancouver, land of excellent music and cool… Continue reading The Art of Discovery, or, the Discovery of Art
I’m trying to stay accountable to this whole blogging thing, which, at a bare minimum, probably requires me to post with a bit of regularity, if not necessarily on a firm schedule. But, of course, the challenge is to commit to it, and make time for it, and sometimes even when you do that, you… Continue reading Feeling Thankful
Well, it’s officially been two weeks since we arrived, and predictably, time has flown by. Max and I both started our respective jobs on Monday, and are positively off to the races with work; it's going to be a busy season all around. It’s lovely settling into new places and schedules – as simple as… Continue reading Getting Used to Things!
I’ve tried to start this blog post three times. I’ll allow myself the partial excuse of lack of time, but really, it’s more a problem of finding the whole blank screen thing a bit intimidating. Also, not having written anything other than academic essays, food articles, and salesy publishing documents for the last couple years,… Continue reading A Week in London