Well, I finally did it. I finished the book that I've always dreamed of writing. A book that tried to capture some of the magic of the city that so many have written about. Venice is my favorite city on earth for so many reasons. It is one of, if not the most, beautiful city… Continue reading I Finished My Third Novel! aka Venice Book, aka The Courtesan
Hello all, it's been a wee while. (And this is a long one, I apologize in advance...) 2017 was a whirlwind of a year, in the global sense of 'OMG what the hell is happening?', but also on a personal level for me, since I had a bunch of milestones happen in the last six… Continue reading Looking Back and Ahead
Hooray it's finally spring! In London that means a week of glorious sunshine and blossoming trees...and then clouds and rain and hail for about two months. But hey at least things are blooming now! I've also FINALLY completed and submitted the final version of my PhD thesis. It was a long process, but it's so satisfying… Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award & Other News
Hello hello. So, a fair bit has happened since I last posted. To do a brief summary: -I passed my PhD exam/viva -I got engaged! -An election happened, I think? -I entered NaNo, but didn't get very far (sad face) -I was asked to join something super exciting (more about that below) -I FINALLY finished… Continue reading Life Update and Exciting News!
July has come and gone, and now August is almost done and dusted. Here in London it seems as if our three days of summer are over and autumn is already on its way. I've talked before about finally finishing and submitting my PhD dissertation at the end of June, but now I'm in the midst of that… Continue reading Crossroads