A Romp Around Ireland


Well, hello. It’s been a while. My adjustment to proper adulting has been a difficult one.

Conversely and in good news, despite the drag of the 9 to 5 (well, 8:30 to 5), I managed to escape to Ireland. And even squeezed in a 40 hour visit to London, during which time I managed to see 13 friends…individually. Talk about exhausting, eh?

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A Day in Downtown LA


I’ll admit it up front: I am not LA’s biggest fan. I think of it less as a proper city and more as a large urban sprawl with horrendous traffic and poor public transport. It has never tickled my fancy much. These things aside, I won’t deny it has some great restaurants and activities. Having a visitor always helps one to discover jewels in their own playground. I had such a friend visiting last week – a Canadian fellow King’s College London-er – and we had a grand day of little adventures in Downtown LA (DTLA).
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Inaugural Post

I’ve grappled with the idea of starting a blog for years now – partly because I’m afraid I won’t have anything original or witty to say and partly because it seems so many bloggers morph into self-aggrandising, gratuitous selfie-taking monsters. Not to mention, half the computer-literate world seems to be a blogger now.

But here I find myself, after years of family, friends, or vague acquaintances asking for travel advice and recipe ideas and remarking, “You really ought to start a blog with this stuff”. I’ll give it a go and see where it takes me.