My family has moved from Chicago to Massachusetts! So after my graduation in Norwich, they flew back to Boston. But I wanted to swing by Chicago to see some friends and say goodbye to the city before flying to my new home. I stay at my friend Tofu’s apartment and we have a blast. We go vintage shopping in Lakeview. We reunite with old friends in … Continue reading Homesick for Norwich
Photo by Saraswathi Menon whose a pretty cool person. Last days, there is a funny concept. I ponder on that as I turn on the car and reverse out of the drive away to go and pick up Rachel. I have a picnic planned and ready and I’m ready to show off my new and amazing driving skills. “Why did I decide to drive down … Continue reading The One Where Rachel Leaves
I don’t belong here. I’m not supposed to be here. I’m at a private party on the upper level of a Foyles bookshop in Soho. Literary agents and editors from publishing companies as big as Jonathan Cape and HarperCollins mingle around me. I grip a large glass of wine and flash my colleague a perky smile. She’s the reason I got a ticket to this … Continue reading Who Wants to be a Writer?
Photo by the jess mcghie, duh. 23rd June, 2016 9:30 a.m. So this morning, Britain have left the EU and David Cameron has resigned? And it’s only 9:30 in the morning! I listen as my sister and her friend who came over for a sleepover are giving me updates as they look at the news on their phones. I have never seen the British get so riled up … Continue reading The One about Christians and Politics
The world has been shaken! Everybody’s talking about it. I’m waking up every morning, dreaming about traveling far away. I’m reminded every time a car exhibits road rage. I’m reassured by the promise of a new adventure. Things have changed big time, my beloved co-blogger Savvy, because…drum roll please… you got your license! Clouds part, angels sing – pack your bags, Sav, this calls for … Continue reading An American in Brexit