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Sake - Almost Never

I’m not all that sure how this new Sake track first came to my attention, but after listening to it once yesterday I woke up with it rattling around in my brain. 249 more words

Jamie Johnson

Facilities Abroad - Designed for Splendid Isolation?

Years ago in a quiet Washington DC suburb, word got out that the recently sold house on their tight-knit street had not been bought by a family but rather by a home for young men with mental issues.   1,019 more words

Study Abroad

A Little Bit of Searching Will Take You to Good Coffee

Nothing like starting the day with a good flat white. Cortados aren’t bad as well.

But this was not our breakfast. In the morning, my brother and I ate a traditional English breakfast and then went to Tate Modern. 358 more words


Seacole, Mary: Helper during the Crimean war

Mary Seacole


Seacole was born Mary Grant in 1805, in Jamaica. She is of Scottish and Creole descent (mixed-race). Growing up, Seacole learned of herbal medicine in the Caribbean. 76 more words


Recipe: Ricotta, Leek & Tomato Frittata. Or, When in Rome ...

One of the joys of traveling is exploring new foods, new recipes and locally grown ingredients. Mufidah and I have noticed increasingly over the course of our two years of slow travels how the foods we eat change as we move from one country to another. 1,037 more words



I just entered the Go-Britain & Asics “COMPLETE YOUR STYLE WITH ASICS” photo contest to win a year supply of Asics sneakers. I’ll have to collect a lot of facebook-likes to win the contest, so if you could all like my picture, that’d be great

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St George's Day, Let's Talk About Dragons

“God for Harry, England, and St George!”
- Shakespeare, Henry V

It’s St George’s Day, celebrated with bunting and pub crawls (like an awful lot of British feast days). 245 more words