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Visitors and Visiting... Part One

            Anyone who knows me personally will know how much I adore airports. I’m the type of person who would actually get excited about the prospect of going to Heathrow not merely for the exquisite levels of plane porn on offer but also over the shameless chance to spot (and, frequently, pretend to be) a celebrity strutting through the terminal, preparing to jet-off to the sun-drenched shores of California. 1,036 more words

Year Abroad

Mike Holmes visits

Professor Mike Holmes (UCLan) visited us today.


Surprise Surprise

So remember when I said my friend Drena was coming to visit? Well, apparently all my friends are sly tricksters. I arrived at the airport in search of a tiny blonde reminiscent of Tinkerbell and was beyond shocked and surprised to find a bearded Englishman in her place. 391 more words

Living Life

Nov 25 | House rules

Holiday Season is almost upon us, and for most of us that means enjoying good food, drink and some company. This company often is either family, friends, or sometimes even total strangers – and sometimes they even stay with you, even when the dish washer is packed up and the leftovers found their way to the fridge. 1,493 more words

Mixed Goody Bag | Gemischte Tüte

Not a 2-Year Vacation - Part 1

Written at the end of October

Mikes parents used to tell people we were on a two year vacation, living and traveling in China. They just left after a two week visit, and we changed their minds. 987 more words

Travel Adventures


The river is full, burst in places
Deep puddles cutting muddy trenches
Through half-awake fields
Where geese, visitors, squat
Grey and orange and hooting
Amidst baffled resident sheep, 44 more words