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Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Highgate

Finding Samuel Taylor Coleridge in Highgate Village (7 January 2014)  In Xanadu did Kubla KhanA stately pleasure-dome decree :Where Alph, the sacred river, ranThrough caverns measureless to manDown to a sunless sea. Moreton House, where Coleridge first visited Dr. Gillman. So twice five miles of fertile groundWith walls and towers were girdled round:And there were gardens […]

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A Day in Highgate – Queen’s Wood (Part I)

Hi friends from my flat with a very modern/green door! It’s my sixth day in London (where does the time go?!) Tomorrow will be a week from when I left LA and I will be having orientation for my MA programme. Wish me luck! <3 Since today was my last “free” day before studies, readings, […]

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My Farewell Party

I could not ask for better friends back home… Love them all. Here is a sampling of photos from the evening last month when they sent me off. <3 Love to all back home!! More photos soon… Kissies,

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A Lovely Sunday in London

Happy Sunday Dear Readers! What a day and for some of you it has just begun! Hillsong London My day started with a venture to Hillsong London at the Dominion Theatre (off Tottenham Court Road) where I was greeted by the very sweet and beautiful Cat (part of Hillsong’s Velocity Team, for individuals 25+) with […]

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A Walk Around Baker Street in Search of Sherlock Holmes

The Joyous Living: Baker Street in search of Sherlock Holmes

Enroute home from Borough Market, I made a quick trip to Baker Street (why ever not?). I have always enjoyed Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novels and the character of Sherlock as portrayed by Peter O’Toole, Jeremy Brett, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Downey, Jr., and Benedict Cumberbatch. THE SHERLOCK HOLMES MUSEUM But who would have thought […]

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Museums: Falling in Love

Hi Loves. What a day — my first official full day in London. I was lucky to sleep quite comfortably last night in my new bed (comfy!) surrounded by all the love on my mum’s throw and Karen’s quilt. <3 In fact, I slept until 9:50 which meant I woke up refreshed. The mailboxes! First […]

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iQ Hammersmith Student Lodging in London

I’m officially settled at my new student flat in iQ Hammersmith [formerly Pure Hammersmith] in London! Now that I’m situated, here are some photos from my BRONZE STUDIO FLAT at iQ Hammersmith (formerly Pure Hammersmith). My desk space (w/ Matt’s Jesus’ photo & Laurie’s Pooh Bear plaque) My double bed featuring Mum’s throw, Karen’s quilt, […]

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Last Day @ the Bridge

O how I love my wonderful brothers and sisters at the BRIDGE. Going to miss them all something fierce but yay for Facebook, blogs, Skype, etc., so we can all keep in touch! Last week, I grabbed lunch at Wood Ranch with my bestie (whom I met when we were 5 at the Bridge) and […]

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