Am I Homesick or Just Hot?
Aug05

Am I Homesick or Just Hot?

I missed very few things as much as I missed this cat. If I could have taken him with me, I would have never left the UK. I’ve been back in the states for almost a week now, and every day I find myself forgetting that I am not, in fact, still in England. I didn’t think I’d miss it quite as much as I do, and I miss very specific things. The things I am very thankful to have back are 1)my cat and 2) air conditioning....

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A Love Letter to Scotland
Aug03

A Love Letter to Scotland

In Scotland, it feels like you can reach out and grab the old gods. The second I got off the plane in Inverness’s tiny airport, I knew I could live in the Highlands for the rest of my life. The people are friendly and there are forests and coastlines everywhere. I went to see a castle called Duffus Castle, and went to Lossiemouth beach. Going into Inverness was amazing as well-I was staying in a village called Nairn about 40...

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5 Things Nobody Tells You About England
Jul09

5 Things Nobody Tells You About England

Here’s the view from my window Until 8 days ago, I had never left the North American Continent. I was definitely excited to visit England, and thought I had a pretty good grasp on what the differences were. Bear in mind, not only had I never left the continent, I’d also never lived in a city. My overestimation of my own abilities was a little dramatic, so to keep anyone else from finding themselves in a similar boat, here...

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