To Litter, or Not to Litter

If you have ever spent a single day with me, you would know how much I dislike litter. If I see it around town or on a walk at all, I pick it up. To put it into context, a person that litters is the Wicked Witch of the West to my Dorothy, we don’t get along and I want...

Seeing History Through the Oculus

I walked into St. Paul’s Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in London, and was immediately overwhelmed. Baroque architecture (the style used to build St. Paul’s) might as well be next to the word extravagance in the dictionary. But I’m going to skip past describing...

Mind the Gap…and Spontaneous Pole Dancing!

When discussing London, one thing you can count on hearing is the common phrase of the London Underground’s intercom system: Mind the Gap.   The slogan that is on t-shirts and signs, and is adorably copied by excited tourists and children pertains to the gap. It is...

Slide to the Left…. We’re in London

Now this is a story all about how my life got flip turned upside down Midwestern, Wisconsin born and raised on the right side is where I spent most of my days. Walking or driving it was all cool. Going home or down the hallway at school. When I went to London it...

To Let What? To(il)et?

It all started after the Clink78 hostel common area closed and we ended the night with London Bridge, by Fergie. Such a brilliant song to play while visiting London right? The lights turned on and the conversation started. I got the chance to talk with people from all...