The books I read in 2019.

In 2018 I read 40 books, which was short of my goal of 50. I’ve seen a few other book bloggers do some analysis of figures of their reading lists and I thought I’d take a look at my own list and crunch the numbers. If you’re a numbers person, this one’s for you.

Autumn in Bruges.

Welcome to Bruges, Belgium, a little town of bridges, gingerbread houses overlooking the canals, colourful buildings and brilliantly vibrant orange trees in late autumn. I visited a friend in her very ‘grammable new home, where I spent the lovely last glimpse of warm weather wandering the cobblestone streets, crossing bridges and stepping out of theContinue reading “Autumn in Bruges.”

How to celebrate International Women’s Day in Berlin (2019)

March 8 is International Women’s Day, or Frauen*kampftag in Germany, a day to commemorate the fight for women’s rights, and to celebrate how far we’ve come. This year, for the very first time, Berlin is getting a public holiday to mark the occasion. Which means you’ll be looking for something to do, right?

The books I read in 2018.

In 2018 I read 51 books, after pledging to read 50 in my Goodreads challenge. I’ve seen a few other book bloggers do some analysis of figures of their reading lists and I thought I’d take a look at my own list and crunch the numbers. If you’re a numbers person, this one’s for you.

My 2018 highlights.

Okay so I know we’re more than a week into the New Year but I let it go by without really taking a moment to be proud of myself for my little accomplishments within the inconsequential social construct of the calendar year, so here you go. I know everyone hates these self-congratulatory posts, but asContinue reading “My 2018 highlights.”

New York, New York.

Sometimes I just use this blog as a way to look back on my trips and keep track of my photos, so here are some snaps from my time in NYC.