Monthly Archives: October 2013

Movie Review: Unforgiven

Happy Halloween! I know today’s movie review should be a scary movie, but I’m rubbish when it comes to planning. You would think I would be better with dates since I was a history major, but I’m not. Today’s movie, … Continue reading

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Come on Red Sox!

Before I begin, I would like to apologize to my New York readers. This isn’t personal, I promise. There’s always next year. For those who don’t know much about the rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees let me … Continue reading

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Review: The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Before I get to my review I would like mention that we survived the big storm that hit England, France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark.  Luckily for us, we didn’t experience any damage. Our boys were not happy about … Continue reading

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The Hand and Racquet Pub

We had to run an errand in Wimbledon a couple of weeks ago. It was a frustrating errand that didn’t end all that well. As you can imagine, I was annoyed. So what did I do? If you guessed went … Continue reading

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Review: The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

For some inexplicable reason, I’ve never read a book by Raymond Chandler. I have no idea why, especially since in my teen years I went through a mystery stage. I could not get enough of them. Chandler has one book … Continue reading

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Geysers, Horses, and a Giveaway

After sharing my experience of trying to get the perfect shot of Strokkur, a geyser at Haukadalur, and my failure to do so, today I want to talk about the geyser park in general. When I first read about it … Continue reading

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An Almost Pub Review

I intended to write a pub review today. I really did. However, this day has not gone according to plan. Actually, this whole week hasn’t been much fun. Thank goodness it’s Friday. When I sat down to write the pub … Continue reading

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Street Snaps

My buddy at Lady of the Cakes has a feature on her blog called street snaps. It’s pretty simple: take photos of people when you’re out and about and link it to her weekly post. I said I would try … Continue reading

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Review: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

When I think of Jane Austen three books pop into my mind: Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, and Emma. Granted, I haven’t read Emma yet this year, but I’m familiar with the story thanks to movies. Sometimes I remember … Continue reading

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The Adelaide Pub

Now that I’m settled into the new flat (mostly), I think it’s time to return to the pub reviews! My last pub review was The Green, located in Shepherd’s Bush. And today’s featured pub is also from Shepherd’s Bush. The … Continue reading

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