Still hanging in there…

I'm still here, friends.  And I promise that one day soon I'm going to get back on that writing horse that bucked me off super hard at the start of the year.  It's not for lack of trying, trust me, but I guess I've just been in a slump.  Zero creativity, zero energy, zero focus. … Continue reading Still hanging in there…

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On the “Virg”…

If you've been around for a while, you'll know that a lot has changed in the last few months.  I've gone from Kentucky to London and now... to Virginia.  In the coming weeks, The London Diaries will be renamed and rebranded to suit my current situation--as Kentuckian/Londoner transplanted yet again and on a(nother) new adventure. … Continue reading On the “Virg”…

Return of the Mack

I've paid for another year here on WordPress. I guess this means I'm back?  

Decision time

I've come to a point where I'm into a routine enough to start blogging regularly again, which is great stuff.   I'm having lots of adventures right now and have so many things going on that I want to share! Except, well... I'm not in London anymore. And there's my problem.  Do I create a new … Continue reading Decision time

(Nearly) Two Weeks Later…

It finally feels like we're starting to get settled down here in Virginia, thanks mostly in part to the kindness of strangers. After nearly a week of no furniture (bar an air mattress), a lovely guy from where I work spent his entire Saturday driving us around to get our cell phones and also hauled … Continue reading (Nearly) Two Weeks Later…

Six Years Later…

I've lived in London over six years now and tomorrow scares me.  The uncertainty of moving to a town I've never been to in a state I've never set foot in terrifies me.  Moving into a house with no furniture terrifies me.  Moving on to a new job terrifies me.  Life is just one big … Continue reading Six Years Later…

August 2015 Book Wrap Up

I'm on holiday... so excuse the brief nature of this post! Books Read:  7 Willing Victim - Cara McKenna Nelly Dean - Alison Case (Review to follow) Carrying Albert Home - Homer Hickam (Review here) The Sealed Letter - Emma Donoghue Like Water for Chocolate - Laura Esquivel The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava … Continue reading August 2015 Book Wrap Up