I saw the band Travis in concert recently. As I sang along and bopped to favorite songs such as "Driftwood" and "Sing," I felt about 10 years younger. I was transported to a time when I was a carefree 20-something with my whole life ahead of me. I have seen Travis in concert before,... Continue Reading →
Pret a Manger is opening in Boston. It's a little taste of London down the street from my office. I wonder how Americanized the menu will be. I want an egg mayo with watercress!!! In "third home" news, Brookline has banned Styrofoam, and may also ban non-compostable plastic bags. Yayyyy, Brookline. I hope this... Continue Reading →
Hope everyone has been enjoying the Olympics so far...I read about this viral video featuring an Olympics worker trying to pump up the crowd outside of a venue. It is hilarious. There's nothing like British humour...
I winced when I looked at the calendar the other day and saw that August is upon us. To add insult to injury, I received my first "back to school" ad in the mail today. No. Just no. In other news, dear readers...has anyone ever had an itchy rash that consists of a few... Continue Reading →
I recently returned from a week in my second homeland. Mom and I stayed in the Lake District (Windermere and Grasmere) for the first three days. We took the public bus a lot and saw a lot of sheep-dotted countryside. We visited Beatrix Potter's home,... Continue Reading →