Category Archives: Adventures

Putting my camera into manual mode [My very first photography class]

Five months ago I became the owner of my first DSLR camera. And in those 5 months I have taken a handful of ‘nice’ photos using the camera on its automatic setting. But that’s it. Six weeks in NYC is … Continue reading

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I’m baaaaaaccccckkkk [New York, New York… it’s a hell of a town]

I’m back! In the USA that is! Crazy, right? I haven’t blogged in a year, and life has been pretty insane! I’ve spent the last year focusing on uni and I’m FINALLY 3 subjects (count ’em, 1… 2… 3…!) away … Continue reading

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The year that was [my au pair year in photos]

Most of you probably didn’t notice, but I failed to post my annual humble brag letter this year. In all the craziness of the last few months, I never felt the drive, not the need to write one. Usually I … Continue reading

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Crazy experiences with Intercourse [PA, that is]

I went to Intercourse this weekend. It’s somewhere that I’ve always wanted to go. I mean, how could you not want to go there? Are you snickering yet? On Saturday morning I flew to Philadelphia to meet up with my … Continue reading

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She said ‘I think I’ll go to Boston’ [the weekend that was]

The majority of my blogs have been about places I’ve travelled, things I’ve experienced away from my ‘home’ in the US, and concerts I’ve been to, but I’ve neglected to blog much about my day-to-day life and experiences here in … Continue reading

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Florida Vacation Day 5 – West Coast Style [Clearwater Beach]

After our first attempt at a day at the beach was foiled, we finally headed off to the west coast of Florida. As the driver, I made the plans, and decided that we would drive first to Ellenton Premium outlets, … Continue reading

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Florida Day 4 – Seaworld in a Wheelchair…

I went to Florida. Remember? I know, it’s been over a month since I got back, but January has gone quickly, and I’ve finally found time to try and put the last few days in Florida on my blog! By … Continue reading

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OH CANADA! [One short day in Quebec City]

I signed up for a class with Mass Bay community college back in December. For the au pair visa, you need to take classes worth 6 credits to fulfill the visa requirements. A lot of au pairs take English classes, … Continue reading

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My first American sports game – Celtics vs. OKC Thunder, and the night I walked a mile in the snow!

The last few days have been a bit all over the place – and by that I mean mainly spent in bed. Miss 3 caught what we thought was a cold from her cousin over Christmas, and passed it on … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Hiiiiiiii Mickey! [11 hours in the Magic Kingdom]

Day 3 was THE DAY. Mickey day. There is something about Magic Kingdom that can turn pretty much anyone into a child. We left the apartment early so that we could get into the parking lot early. The thing with … Continue reading

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