london curls

Maybe it seems vain or girly, but I really like taking care of my hair. I have naturally curly hair, but it took some time for me to be comfortable with it. When ‘Japanese straightening’ was all the rage, I would flat-iron my hair into oblivion and go to comical lengths to avoid getting my … More london curls

do they know it’s christmas? (if the adverts are on, then yes)

In the US, Christmas traditionally begins after the Thanksgiving turkey is carved and Santa Claus rides down 6th Avenue in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade–and even though I’m 3000 miles away, I’m celebrating Thanksgiving this week with turkey sandwiches and challah bread (well, an attempt at challah bread–let’s just say I’m not headed for the … More do they know it’s christmas? (if the adverts are on, then yes)

productivity

I went to a ‘busy’ college. I love Kenyon and of course am still so happy I went there, but the combination of rigorous academics, a small campus, and a, um, limited social scene resulted in an environment where everyone was always ‘busy’ in some fashion. There was always a paper to write or a … More productivity

the best UK television shows (that you haven’t heard of)

Pretty much everyone knows beloved British shows like Doctor Who, Monty Python, and Bake Off. I fondly remember watching BBC America with my family in middle school (we really loved Cash in the Attic), but with the advent of streaming, lots more British shows make it across the pond now than they did even a … More the best UK television shows (that you haven’t heard of)

settling in

I know this post is a little late (okay, a week late), but I’ve been pretty busy with school! Which is a weird sentence to write after a year-and-a-bit of being in the workforce. I’ve been snapping photos all this week as a sort of photo diary of my first week as a student again, … More settling in