Friends in Town

Last week my super cool friend Walter and his friend Sam (who is now my friend too!) came to London for a holiday over Christmas. We spent a ton of time walking around and doing all kinds of things! I had such fun with them! The first weekend we ended up walking 20 miles! Take... Continue Reading →

Broadway Market

Saturdays in Hackney you can head towards London Fields and go to Broadway Market! I've been trying to keep my step count up on the weekends so I've been making an effort to get out and walk to things I want to do and then I'll take public transport back (if it's far and if... Continue Reading →

Commuting Part II

Commuting has been an interesting challenge. Don't get me wrong, I'm thrilled I don't have to drive. (If you have ever commuted to work in Los Angeles you'll understand why!) I live in a spot that's not terribly close to a tube station. It's 15 minutes walk one direction (OLD STREET) or 20 minutes to... Continue Reading →

Pants vs. Trousers

This will be an ongoing list of dialect differences that I need to get used to  Pants vs. Trousers ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ we use the term pants to describe pretty much any clothing that goes on your legs: jeans, slacks, leggings, etc.  ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง the term pants is reserved for what Americans call underwear.  This can be awkward. 

I made it!

The last 2 months have been some of the absolute craziest of my life. I feel like I basically went to sleep after I accepted my new job, and woke up in London a month later. So much stress has happened in the last few weeks and I think I've essentially blocked it out. Which... Continue Reading →

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