Tag: England

The Dark Horse in Moseley Village

The Dark Horse in Moseley Village

The Dark Horse is the first place we ate in Moseley Village. We were casing the area for a potential place to live and stopped because we were starving. I am so glad we did and we have returned time and again since. My favorite […]

Birmingham First Impression

Birmingham First Impression

After spending some time in London the only things I had heard about Birmingham were negative comments delivered with a scoff and sometimes a slight shake of the head. As you can imagine because of this I wasn’t too sure how well I was going to […]

Second Day on the North Downs Way

Second Day on the North Downs Way

On this morning my walking partner and I woke up at about 5:30 am with the sun. The view from the B&B window really was lovely. After lying in bed for a little while I asked her… “Are we really going to just lay here for 2 […]

My first day on the North Downs Way

My first day on the North Downs Way

So a friend asked me if I wanted to make the Pilgrimage with her to Canterbury. Uh… yeah I do. What’s involved with that exactly? Oh…you know… walking for 4 days straight. Oh yeah… I could totally do that. Oh really? This is a question […]

The Cinematic Orchestra

The Cinematic Orchestra

Been listening to these guys for half the day… while the rain delicately sprays from the sky.

Las Iguanas – Southbank

Las Iguanas – Southbank

Recently, while my mom was in town visiting we were wandering around the Southbank and decided to have some lunch at Las Iguanas. We started out with some drinks at the bar while we waited for our table. I had a Brahma beer from Brazil […]

The Roman Baths… in Bath

The Roman Baths… in Bath

As part of the tour I got on Groupon we cruised into Bath after checking out Stonehenge. The first thing we did was head towards The Roman Baths for a tour. On the way we had a lovely view of the Bath Abbey, aka The Abbey Church of […]

Stonehenge… a bunch of stones

Stonehenge… a bunch of stones

This isn’t how I would describe Stonehenge, this is what our driver called them as he said, “Be back on the bus in an hour or we’ll leave without you. And really folks, it shouldn’t take you more than 20 minutes to walk around a bunch […]

The Flat – March

The Flat – March

So the furniture arrived in February and it was a happy day.

Why I love the size of my refrigerator

Why I love the size of my refrigerator

I remember looking at my flat for the first time and was concerned about the size of the refrigerator. When looking online for the months previous to actually viewing flats in London I was introduced to the idea that people actually had tiny refrigerators and […]