Monthly Archives: November 2003

teeny tiny things

i just wrote a fantastic list of things in london, which were summarily eaten my our server dragon. the highlights. $200 fine for making eye contact in the tube. catching whiffs of a men’s cologne in my apartment and not … Continue reading

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Make do or Mend

“Make do or mend.” That is a British axiom. (Only if I properly used the word axiom, if not, consider it a saying.) One that got them through World War Two and the years of rationing and rebuilding that followed. … Continue reading

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World Cup of Rugby–England Wins!

Okay, I overslept and didn’t make it out on Saturday morning to watch the face off between Australia and England’s national teams. Too bad, because England won in an amazing game. They went into the second half with a considerable … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, okay, last month.

I clearly remember a time, a little under a month ago, when I knew how to do simple household chores… Like laundry and dishes and cooking. Okay, I never knew how to cook, but I did know how to do … Continue reading

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Anti-american Assault at Oxo Tower

And to top it all off, I was punched in the face at Oxo Tower by some British guy. Who then immediately apologized and was even more apologetic when he heard my accent. I mean, I guess it wasn’t quite … Continue reading

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The Diner Search–part one of ???

Face it Leah, the Durango Diner is in Durango, Colorado. It’s not in Chicago and it is certainly not in London. There is no green chile, there are no plate sized pancakes, no hash browns from Idaho’s best, and no … Continue reading

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