Kilkenny, Ireland – St. Patrick’s Day

My colleagues and I decided it was a good idea to go to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day. We didn't really want to spend it in Dublin as it gets rather crazy and is even more expensive than London. ("Did you hear Ireland is so expensive? It's Dublin in price!") - Sorry not sorry! We... Continue Reading →

60 Hours in Glasgow

I spent my 33rd birthday in London by going to work! It was a Thursday, so I had already arranged to take the Friday off and head to Glasgow for the weekend. When I walked in to work I was greeted with a lovely watercolour from my friend Cris and a muffin from Pret! So... Continue Reading →

Broadstairs and Sandwich

My first trip outside London since I've moved I decided to take a weekend away- I was looking for a quiet type of place where I could just hang out and relax. I decided on Kent, specifically the Northeastern coastal area. I ended up near Kingsgate* at a lovely hotel in Botany Bay. (The Botany... 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 →

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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