On January 31, 2007 I stepped onto a plane in Ottawa to take the first leg of my personal grand adventure in Australia. One of my major motivations for starting university was just to be able to spend a year abroad studying
Posted in August 2012 …
Lament For a Lost Summer
An alternative title for this post could be Summer 2012, You Suck! Not to be too melodramatic, or anything. Today is August 29th and today I wore boots to work. Boots! In August. This is, quite frankly, unacceptable to me. August is a month for flip-flops and beaches, not sweaters and closed-toe footwear.
Photo Friday #29 – Faces
Stonehenge is one of those strange destinations that you feel obligated to visit if you’re in the vicinity, but you aren’t quite sure what you’re meant to make of it once you’re there.
In pursuit of …… Dutch Pancakes
On a rainy afternoon in June we waited our turn in the tiny entrance way of the famous Pancake Bakery in Amsterdam, cursing the slow eaters and drooling over the weird and wonderful concoctions that were being transported from the kitchen.
Capture the Colour – The UK Edition
Well, I’m jumping on the Capture the Colour bandwagon. Travel bloggers are clamouring over themselves to post their best photographs from exotic locations around the world in an effort to out do one and other and walk away the triumphant winner of the whopping £2000 prize.
I Do Not Wish a Fish Dish – travels as a vegetarian
I became vegetarian as a twelve-year-old, compelled by equal parts youthful rebellion and righteous indignation. It started more as a dare with myself, a challenge to see how long I could last and how angry I could make my father.
Weekly Web Wanders – 05/08/2012
It’s 12pm and I’m still in my pyjamas while I watch the women’s marathon on TV – yes I’m lazy. Though I admire their determination I’m not sure I fancy running until I puke. No wait, let me re-phrase that, I don’t fancy running until I puke.
Travel Craft Alert! Family Passport Wallet
It’s been a while since the last travel craft alert but when I saw this great pattern for a family passport wallet at the blog One Shabby Chick I knew I had to share it!
Have Your Cake & Eat It Too
With last year’s Royal Wedding, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Wimbledon tennis, and the London 2012 Olympics, Anglo-mania is at an all time high. Everyone is in love with Britain these days, so what better time to share another of the delicious new foods I have discovered since moving to England.