Middle Earth Festival 2017
September 10th, 2017

Middle Earth Festival has been on my calendar all year and I nearly forgot to buy train tickets for it. I couldn’t talk anyone into going with me, so I went alone. I’m glad I drug my ass all the way to Birmingham, because the entire event was a pleasant surprise.
Read the rest of this entry »

England: St Albans
August 25th, 2017

St Albans is about 30 minutes by train from London, it’s a commuter village for sure, but has been inhabited since the Romans and so has lots of history. I hobbled around on my moonboot for a day with relative success.
Read the rest of this entry »

Spoon Carving @ Grain & Knot
August 21st, 2017

I went to a spoon carving workshop hosted by the local London craftswoman behind Grain & Knot. Five of us carved a spoon from pre-shaped blanks of walnut before enjoying a fancy meal in the extremely photogenic Town Hall Hotel Cafe.
Read the rest of this entry »

Croatia: Boat Trip to Hvar
May 28th, 2017


Read the rest of this entry »

Croatia: Split
May 28th, 2017


Read the rest of this entry »

Guernsey: Fermain Bay to Moulin Huet
April 30th, 2017

Oh Guernsey, you beautiful island! From St Peters Port, we took the bus to Fermain Bay, where we met up with the coast trail heading clockwise toward Moulin Huet Bay. It took a few hours and was a little rainy, but the trail was amazing.
Read the rest of this entry »

Guernsey: The Little Chapel
April 29th, 2017

Oh, this Little Chapel! The passion project of Brother Déodat, it was intended to be a miniature version of the famous grotto and basilica at Lourdes in France. He started construction in 1914, but reworked it a few times (like when a Bishop could not fit through the door). It’s upkeep was taken over by a committee in 1977.
Read the rest of this entry »

Guernsey: A Pretty Surprise
April 29th, 2017

Beautiful Guernsey! What a surprise this trip was. I had considered staying in London for this Bank Holiday, but when Katherine offered me a fully planned trip, I had to agree. I’m so glad I didn’t let the unpleasant name put me off because Guernsey was a delight at every turn.
Read the rest of this entry »

Romania: Easter in Maramureș
April 16th, 2017

Easter is one of my favorite holidays so when I realized that Easter is a particularly big deal in Romania, and especially in Breb, I planned my entire trip around it.
Read the rest of this entry »

Romania: Breb, Maramureș
April 15th, 2017


Read the rest of this entry »