Exeter, United Kingdom

My sister is currently 2 years into her PhD at the University of Exeter, and so I finally booked a Megabus to go visit her. Just a brief 7h20 coach ride to Devon from Leeds. One of the main sights is the cathedral - an Anglican cathedral with stunning architecture; surrounded by green area to [...]

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View of the Thames, London

I had a 24 hour trip to London, because I had tickets to see the RADA fundraiser production of Hamlet, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Tom Hiddleston. It was an amazing show, so intimate, and so well performed. Tickets were very limited and in high demand, so I was thrilled to access the Under [...]

Oh God, Britain

You have probably read in the news somewhere that last week the U.K. voted to leave the EU by a slim majority. It's a big deal, not just affecting us Brits but the rest of the EU member states and even the world. I won't go into the details of why I think the leave [...]

Two Countries, Two Lives

  Every country has its quirks, its benefits, and the little reasons that make living there quite peachy, even if you don't appreciate these qualities unless you're elsewhere. I won't say I'm missing England with incurable homesickness (no offence England but not at all), however there are some things I miss.   And of course, [...]