Category: Life in…

Grain Store, London

Getting back into the swing of things here in London is harder than I thought. I tend to romanticize things, though, and underestimate things like re-acclimating, imaging myself as never having “un-acclimated” in the first place. When people in the US asked me how I liked life in London, what with the crowds of people, […]

Borough Market

I can’t believe I wrote about Borough Market way back when I started my blog– it was so different back then! Because I didn’t cover it anywhere near adequately two years ago, I have decided it is high time to give it the credit it is due with a full post about it! Borough Market […]

Craven Cottage

Growing up, I always cheered for the underdog. I was probably the bane of everyone’s existence, considering my father played for the Redskins and I lived in the Northern Virginia area, when I would change team affiliation from the Redskins to whatever team was losing halfway through a game. In the UK, this kind of […]

Westword Music Showcase

This past weekend I went to the Westword Music Showcase, a one-day music festival of local bands with some national and international acts thrown in to add a little spice to things.  We started the day bright and early with the best of early morning beverages, Bloody Marys, followed by shots washed down with watermelon. […]

Pub Quiz

Last night I went to the Rackhouse, part of the Stranahan’s Distillery, for dinner and a pub quiz. Just so you know, I’m terrible at trivia, especially when one of the categories is, “If I were to make a Craigslist ad, this would be what it said.” How was I supposed to know that Vladimir […]