Deep Dive: Living in England & The Visa Conundrum

Let’s cut to the chase: I’m an American citizen who has lived in England since 2014. Over the years, I’ve been asked about how to be “an expat in London too.” Well, I have jumped through many a metaphorical hoop and spent many an hour researching. In this post, I’m going to: Describe my journeyContinue reading “Deep Dive: Living in England & The Visa Conundrum”

Talk Nerdy to Me: The Bullet Journal

We have this running joke about Mom’s planner. Mostly it involves my brother wailing and flailing as he struggles to flee but insists it’s too powerful: It has its own gravitational field! It’s like a black hole! There’s no escape — I will be consumed! (He collapses to the floor and claws at the tile.)Continue reading “Talk Nerdy to Me: The Bullet Journal”

Don’t Annoy the Javelinas

I’ve just signed up to “14 Days to a Solid Writing Habit” on Writers’ HQ. Why? To sum, the pandemic has thrashed my brain and sucked up my writing mojo. Turns out I take a lot of inspiration (gasp) from the real world. Also turns out you can’t just sit in your flat and eatContinue reading “Don’t Annoy the Javelinas”

Decade of Dreams™

Ha. HA. Back in January I wrote something that went like this: “Seven days into the new year and new decade, we’re on the brink of WWIII, half of the southern hemisphere is ablaze, and I think I’m coming down with a cold. Still, nothing can dampen my spirits: folks, like it or not, thisContinue reading “Decade of Dreams™”