On social media today, there is a movement where one posts a picture of a black square. This square is supposed to represent self muting, to give space to people who are trying to educate on the black lives matters movement. It means taking the time off from posting photos of your cat, or boyfriend, or latest baked goods. The black square is acknowledgement that … Continue reading Blackout Tuesday and The Importance of Continuing Education And Advocacy
Another topic I never thought I would be writing about, but how could I not address what’s happening in NYC, Minneapolis, LA, and other cities around the country and the world. First, let me acknowledge the privilege I have to even be experiencing this and writing this. I never knew and probably never will know the fear African American people face when they go out. … Continue reading Peaceful Protests And The Death of George Floyd
When I started this blog nearly six years ago, I never had any intention to continue it after I returned from my semester abroad. However, here we are six years later, and I find myself having spent nearly more time in the UK than America. Okay, so that’s a slight exaggeration, but I still would say my time is split between London & New York. … Continue reading First Stop…Gatwick?
So, let me first start off this by saying that I love London. I love the city, the architecture, the history and more. But, there are obviously things I really don’t like and I miss from America and I know I’ve been complaining a lot to everyone so I’m sorry and I really do love it here and will complain a lot less when I … Continue reading Laundry Costs $7.57 For One Wash Cycle and Other London Woes
Slow slow progress, an emergency trip to rite aid, and 3 hours in it’s almost time to put things in the suitcases Continue reading Packing