Return to Normal

The strangest thing about coming home is that it feels like I never left. I picked up everything in my life exactly where I left off before leaving for London. I started working just days after my return and I was acclimated to my room and house within a week. Getting back behind the wheel…

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Germany and Wrapping Up

Just as I said last time, where has the time gone? Three months went by in the blink of an eye, but at the same time I feel like it’s been so long. I’m comfortable in my little corner of east London and so accustomed to the local grocery shops and surroundings. I’m so used to…

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Parents and Paris

I’m already halfway through with this semester?? Where in the world is the time going? October brought about some visitors for me. First, a friend of mine living in Germany who came to enjoy the city for a weekend, and secondly, my parents! My parents took ten days off of their normally scheduled lives to…

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Settling In

After so many months of planning, I’m finally across the pond! My flight was actually pretty wonderful. Great seat, in-flight tv, great food (not sarcasm). Once off the plane, I will admit that the travel to the campus was a bit stressful. Instead of a pricey taxi, I took a train, then the tube–all while carrying…

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Last Minute Preparation

After reading the title of this post, it should come as no surprise to you that this blog post is the very last thing I have to finish before leaving for the airport. It doesn’t surprise me either. Everyone warned me that today would come much faster than I expected, and of course I disregarded until…

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