I haven't blogged in a good while now, in part because I haven't had much to say, and in part because I've had too much to say. Then, a few days ago, stories came to light in the news that couldn't get a particular line of this song out of my head. The line will… Continue reading Don’t Rain on my Parade
Two weeks ago today, I had just returned from Japan the night before, but was up, at it, and off to London! It might seem not-exactly-sensible to have committed to a weekend away immediately after returning from such a trip, but working life led to it really with that being my only three day weekend… Continue reading The Art of London
I took the shinkansen from Kumamoto to Hiroshima which is where I spent two days before flying home. I stayed at the Hotel Sunroute which was perfectly placed for access to anything and everything you could want to see and do in Hiroshima. The transport links were really great, but I treated myself to a… Continue reading Hiroshima the Peaceful
After a great introduction to Japan through two days in Tokyo, it was time for me to head to Kumamoto via a day in Kyoto. I took my first ever bullet train/shinkansen early in the morning to do the couple of hours travel from Tokyo to Kyoto. The shinkansen's are pretty roomy, there are also… Continue reading Good Things Come in 3s: Kyoto, Kumamoto, and Caitlin
I do my best to aim for at least 2 posts a month, but July was insane! The whole month completely ran away with me. Now, however, I am (still!!) a little jetlagged, and suddenly it's a been 9 days since I returned from one of the best adventures of my life (so far)! One… Continue reading Taking on Tokyo
Yesterday I finally got to watch Wonder Woman. As a humongous fan of DC to the point where I barely even enjoy any Marvel except X-Men and Robert Downey Junior's face, I was really looking forward to this film, but was a little apprehensive. Not because I'm of the opinion that DC films have always… Continue reading Wonder Woman. Oh My Wow.
This morning, at 11 o'clock, there was a one minute silence across the U.K. in remembrance of the 22 people murdered on Monday night, and all others affected. It was the second deadliest terrorist attack on British soil since the 7/7 bombings in London. Children, parents, siblings, friends, went to a concert, and did not… Continue reading Don’t Look Back In Anger, Manchester