For most of us, this year was a tough one...and I think that's the understatement of the year. Personally, this last year has brought cancer returning and/or starting in family members, losing a job the same day I moved to a new place, the death of a family member, and many other things that could … Continue reading Yes To 2017
Have you heard about #BlackHogwarts?
I originally wrote this for and posted to Buzzfeed's Community With all of us getting hyped for Black Panther (most pre-sale tickets every sold for a Marvel movie) the celebration of black culture has migrated to another amazingly nerdy franchise. Click the link below to read how black Harry Potter fans put their twist on … Continue reading Have you heard about #BlackHogwarts?
Originally published in 1936, Munro Leaf's story of Ferdinand will always be considered a children's literary classic, and while the theme may be considered old-fashioned, in today's climate it is incredibly pertinent. Ferdinand the bull is the story of a Spanish bull given two choices: to be a matador fighting machine or to be sent to … Continue reading Ferdinand
"Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization."
"May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your fields." - Irish Proverb
"In London everyone is different, and that means anyone can fit in." -Paddington
Tinier Travel Towns!
So we left Edinburgh a few days ago, and have essentially spent this in-between time commuting down to LONDON!!! Before I delve into Her Majesty's home turf, I want to cover some of the cities/towns we visited through the English countryside on the way! DURHAM: Just a quick stop here for lunch and a quick … Continue reading Tinier Travel Towns!
The quiet patter of the rain dancing on cobblestone was a magic beyond anything I'd ever heard; it was as if my ears had been waiting to hear that sound my whole life...
Today, I had to say goodbye to Glasgow as I head off to Edinburgh. It was an amazing 3.5 days that I wish I could have stretched into a week...or a year but here's what my "tour guide" Andy & I managed to cram into 3.5 days, in a city full of the nicest people! … Continue reading Glasgow.
Adventure Is Out There…
This bookworm is going abroad! 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧