Brighton and Lily

13th Nov, 2009

Children seem to like me. I don’t understand why. Half of the time, I don’t really know what to do with them. I have zero maternal instinct. I was the…

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The Old Operating Theater Museum and...

12th Nov, 2009

The Old Operating Theater in London is the museum equivalent of peeling back a bandage on a skinned knee to see what’s underneath. It’s gross and icky but you can’t…

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Well, how did I get here?

11th Nov, 2009

You may find yourself living in a shotgun shack You may find yourself in another part of the world You may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile…

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Doppelgangers and travel …

10th Nov, 2009

They say that everyone has a twin somewhere out there. French photographer Francois Brunelle’s I’m not a look-alike project explores this concept, as he finds unrelated twins around the world…

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A Bully Behind Glass: Finding John...

9th Nov, 2009

The continuing saga of how I made it to see John Harrison’s clock. Don’t forget to read Part 1. In the past, I’ve gotten very stressed out while traveling, particularly…

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A Bully Behind Glass: Finding John...

6th Nov, 2009

This post marks 1 month (four weeks) of consecutive posting. So I figured this entry had better be a doozy. And considering that it began more than 10 years ago,…

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Borough Market: A place for love. But...

5th Nov, 2009

I feel like I need to start this off with some sort of caveat about my complex and often contradictory feelings towards vegetarians. Some of my closest friends eschew flesh,…

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ABBA baby

4th Nov, 2009

Something is going on. It might be a conspiracy. It might be a plot to control the minds of the young, all across the globe. Or maybe it’s just a…

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The Tower of London still rules. I...

3rd Nov, 2009

The Tower of London, and most specifically, its warders, have been in the news a lot lately. In 2007, the first woman, Moira Cameron,¬†was appointed to the post of Yeoman…

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