“If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad.” - Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey, v1, ch1 It’s not that I lacked adventures at home in Canada, but this quote grabbed my heart (I’m always a sucker for Jane Austen) so I’m going with it! My life in … Continue reading October: A month of adventure
“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” ― Julia Child I have October all written up and ready to post: it just needs pictures (which shall come on Friday). In the meantime, I couldn't find a recipe for what I had in mind tonight, … Continue reading Dinner on a Tuesday
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”–Wayne Gretzky When I decided to move to England, I was admittedly nervous about finding work. I had spent five years building experience and seniority in my school district back home, and was very fortunate to be able to take a personal unpaid leave in order to … Continue reading I have a job!