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  • Life Lately: Hello Again!

    So if you noticed, I haven’t really blogged since I wrote my post on my November goals. I was really busy with my last month of work, hanging out with friends, Thanksgiving, and finishing my internship (eep!), which all took precedence over blogging. After that,…

  • The Best British Christmas Adverts for 2016

    If you know me, you know I love the British Christmas adverts. In my opinion, they really are works of art. My favourite by far is the Sainsbury’s ad from 2014 (the centenary of the start of the First World War.)It’s so beautiful, I cried.…

  • The Poppies of Remembrance

    When I google Veterans Day, the first thing that pops up is a list of websites about Veterans Day deals. When I google Remembrance Day, I get articles about the emotionality of the day; the soldiers’ mental health; and a reflection on the 98 years…

  • Life Lately: November Goals

    I can’t believe it’s already November! It feels like just yesterday I was moving to NYC to start my internship at the UN. Now, I officially have less than one month yet. Seriously, where has time gone?! I wrote a lot in October and dedicated a…

  • Reading for Pleasure: A Journey

    Reading for pleasure used to be my thing. For most of my childhood and adolescence, I was known as a reader. I would spend my nights reading into the early hours of the morning, hoping my parents wouldn’t come check on me to find out that, no,…

  • Things to be Happy About This Autumn

    I’m not one to hide how much I dislike summer. Sure, summer in NYC was a lot cooler and less humid than summers in Tampa, but I still found myself cursing the heat as I walked to and from work. Autumn and winter are definitely…

  • Life in NYC: UNGA Edition

    Ahh, September in New York: the time when summer slowly starts to come to an end, when the nights get a little longer, and when the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) comes to town. As written in my earlier posts, I am lucky enough to…