During our last trip, Ricky took me to one of his favourite places in all of London: Bar Italia. Located in the heart of Soho, it’s a great location for some morning caffeine or an afternoon break. That said, I would have easily sidestepped the unassuming front with its shadowed interior had I not had someone … More Bar Italia
Happy Mayday, everyone! This is a post I’ve been sitting on since I got back from the UK last year. You don’t really get Mayday celebrations outside Europe – at least not in any big way where I grew up. In Hastings, however, May 1st involves a three-day festival called Jack in the Green. Ricky had … More Jack in the Green
Defying all rules of travel, I barely ate any British food whilst in London. Instead? Chinese food. Korean food. Japanese food. We were incredibly fortunate that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was smack in the Chinatown district, and we made excellent use of our time there by eating everything delicious that we possibly could. Canterbury and … More Eating London: Food Recommendations in Chinatown
As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve just come back from a lovely six-week trip in the UK. The main reason I went (aside from my handsome man of course) was for something very special indeed. A Christmas gift from that very same handsome man two years ago in fact. Two golden tickets – … More Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Two Years Worth of Anticipation
I’ve increasingly had the sensation of something prodding me in the small of my back, looking over my shoulder as I scroll through Pinterest on my phone, and glaring at me from my peripheries. “You should be blogging,” it whispers. “The year is almost halfway over.” Each time, I flick the thought away with an … More Where Has the Year Gone!
I know it’s been well over a week since December 21st, aka the winter solstice, but it’s a subject I really wanted to write about before it was altogether too late. The winter solstice is both the best and worst day of the year: the worst, because it’s the shortest day; the best because from thereon out … More Winter Solstice
Nothing like being home for the holidays. No matter what you celebrate, if you even do at all, I wish you all a wonderful season of love, joy, and much good company. Merry Christmas, everyone ♡
First off, I love the word Canadiana. We have Americana, but what about us neighbours to the (Great White) North? There needs to be more use of this word – and in general, a prouder presence OF Canadiana. Give me some moose motifs, cedar sprigs, and snow-scrubbed panelling any day. For this Christmas, I decided to embrace my Canadian … More A Canadiana Christmas: Behind the Scenes on My Holiday Cards
If there’s anything Game of Thrones has taught me, it’s that a long summer means an even longer winter. Certainly this seems to hold true with all the reports of this winter saying it’s going to be a particularly bad one, but until recently it’s been an extremely mild autumn. November has almost passed and the … More First Snow and A Fun Fact About Laundry
Guys!! I’m in a teaching competition for the company I work for – and I made it to the top 100!!! I haven’t updated about work in a while, but long story short, I love it. It’s amazing and better than anything I could have hoped for. One of the many reasons for this is … More Top 100 Teachers’ Competition!