Well, it was bound to happen eventually, I've been traveling for almost six months. Friday night I found myself temporarily homeless...at 11pm in London with the thermometer stubbornly set at under 30 degrees F. I did not panic, as I knew that if worse came to worse...I had friends who …
As promised, I am here in in my "office" at the National, ready to catch you up on the final week of my Italian adventures. (This is my view. I am tucked up in a cozy corner on the third floor) I had a lovely Thanksgiving, if it wasn't exactly traditional. I …
Just a quick post to wish everyone a Happy American Thanksgiving!  Its a bit weird, this is the second uniquely American holiday that I have spent in London and I enjoy the personal irony of both July 4th and Thanksgiving basically being celebrations of people telling England to piss off. Friends of mine from the states (co-workers of …
I am on the balcony of my borrowed flat, as happy as a pig in poo.  You know that rare feeling of contentedness that goes deep down into your gut? Yeah...that feeling. Which is good because yesterday was a little fraught. Before I left Florida I pared my bills down to …
Hello my friends! I have made it to Florence! It has been an interesting, and quite frankly exhausting few days. Ernst dropped me off at the train station on Monday, and I had a smooth train ride to Munich. We arrived a few minutes late and they changed the track …
I'm sitting in a small café in downtown Oldenburg, named 'Cupido'. Sylvia and I came here for lunch two weeks ago when I was on the hunt for a proper winter coat. Which I found, by the way..in a thrift store for only 29 Euro. It's a soft, sage green leather …

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