Expat Life, Travel & Outings

Playing at Being a New Yorker

I'm currently sat in the New York Library typing this. I've walked past this building a few times on my minimal visits to the City but this is the first time I've been inside. It's beautifully grand, but it's certainly not made for comfort. I'm sat in an awkward wooden chair surrounded by gold clad… Continue reading Playing at Being a New Yorker

Expat Life

It’s Happening

Over the last few days I've been knee deep in boxes, furniture building, lifting, carrying, organising, sorting, tidying and homemaking. For the first time, I've felt like a Real Housewife. Not one of those from Orange County or Beverly Hills, but one from somewhere local, down to earth, and well, normal. Being the homemaker has… Continue reading It’s Happening

Psychology & Wellbeing

The Streets in the Rain

Faces hidden by hoods and umbrellas, Streets so quiet; we must hide from the cold and rain. Dodging puddles in inappropriate shoes, Pace quickens. Laptops shielding the inside of every café; Inspiration buried in the cloudy skies. Looking for respite, pit stop chosen. Hot wholesome food the saviour. Image source