The front page of the Daily Mail 25 June 2016. The paragraph in the image above reads: “It was the day the quiet people of Britain rose up against an arrogant, out-of-touch political class and a contemptuous Brussels elite. Read the Mail’s incomparable writers of the most tumultuous event of our times” That first sentence […]Read More Why I Voted for #Brexit #Leave #Out – And Why I’ll Never Regret My Vote (Long Post)
Picture taken from the linked article. In the Independent, there is this article which talks about Boris Johnson being as trustworthy as David Cameron. Aside from the obvious joke about trusting politicians, there’s an interesting gallery entitled “What has the EU ever done for us?” and which lists seven things, as follows: It gives you […]Read More What has the #EU ever done for Us? #leaveEU #Brexit @independent
Picture from wikipedia.org. Tomorrow morning I’ll take an eleven hour flight from London Heathrow Airport to San Francisco, and then drive to Sunnyvale. I’ve got a training to attend out there. It’s not my first time in either San Fran or Sunnyvale, and while I’m looking forward to the training I’m not looking forward to […]Read More Off to Sunyvale!
Picture of one of the lovely decorations my wife did for our wedding. It never ceases to amaze me that most Americans don’t own a passport, and few travel. (The link includes some excellent reasoning on why that happens.) Since I’ve now lived outside the US as well as travelled extensively (and likely will continue […]Read More The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. – St. Augustine
The entrance to the Harry Potter World studio tour. My wife and I were given two tickets for Harry Potter World here in the UK. While it was difficult to get a booking, we were lucky two weekends ago that there was a cancellation and we were able to go on Saturday at 4pm. It’s […]Read More Picture Heavy Post: Harry Potter World, Part 1 @wbstudiotour #HarryPotterWorld #HarryPotter @starbucks
I’ve never been to Oldham (here in the UK) before, but I’m heading there for work today. It’s about 20 minutes from Manchester, which means I have about two and a half hours of journey in each direction (five hours total) for five hours worth of work. It will be a long day! Here’s to […]Read More Off to Oldham!
I’ve made it to my new flat here in Canary Wharf. Hurricane Sandy did delay me a bit, but it actually worked out that the extra day allowed me to fly directly from Dulles (IAD) rather than having to take Amtrak to Philadelphia (PHL), and then fly …Read More T+1 Days! Also, Skyfall: Spoiler-Free Review (It’s Excellent!)
So today was a busy day! I spent the day exploring what I could of London in the time I had. I woke up at around 0900 and then got out and about starting at about 1000. I took the 55 bus line from Hackney to Oxford Circus, and it was my first real…Read More T-18 Days
This is my first post… as I’m moving to London in 19 days, I thought it might be fun to create a daily blog for my adventures here. I’m over now to get prepared for the move in two weeks, so it’s a perfect day to start! I’m thinking I might them…Read More Welcome! (T-19 Days)