Archive for April 2016

Westminster Palace is the Best in Show

Before I was working (all two weeks of the time), I looked into getting tickets to take a self-guided tour of the Palace of Westminster and Parliament.  I truthfully didn’t know too much about Westminster, other than what it looks like, and I just kind of assumed it was similar to the Capitol: fancy rooms... Read more »

Locker Room Harpies and Hitchcock

Locker Room Harpies I’ve always envied people who were able to go to the gym before work.  While teaching, I usually got to work between 7:15 and 7:30;  if I wanted to work out beforehand (which I never did), I would have to get up around 4:50.  Back when I was 22 and spritely, Chelsea... Read more »

London Life: Finding a Job and History

Employed! The first, and probably biggest, bit of news is that I got a job!  Cue the celebration dancing! Okay, now that that’s out of my system…  First off,  as we universally know, applying for jobs sucks,.  Applying for jobs in another country is its own type of bitch.  I started applying for positions about two... Read more »

Short Stories from London

Today’s marks one week of me being in London!  I’ve really enjoyed it so far, and it looks like I’m going to be skinny AF not having a car.  I’m averaging 20K steps a day with all the walking I’m doing.  Most of that walking, however, has come from me getting myself lost.  If there’s... Read more »
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