Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side. –The Talmud (NOTE: this is a long one, with a bit of cursing, disclosure, no punches pulled, and vulnerability. Don’t like any of that? Don’t bother reading any further.) NEW #MustRead #blog post: Then and now. #postaweek #expatriate … More Then and now.
Yes, I know… but please hear me out. The last time I wrote a full-on blog post was when I was going through some transitions. … More Been a while.
NEW Spinster's Compass #blog post: Remember the riots? http://t.co/q7VAMaiw #LondonRiots #postaweek #travel #expat #expatriate — Spinster (@SpinstersC) August 8, 2012 Believe it or not, Monday 08.06.2012 marked 1 year since the riots in London (that also spread to other cities in the United Kingdom) started. I won’t elaborate (yet? who knows); however, here’s a blog … More Remember the riots?
Originally posted on Here There Everywhere:
Today 7 years ago tragedy struck the capital. The day before London had been announced as the winner of the 2012 summer Olympics. When I moved here in September 2008 the bombings were still in my mind. I wasn’t scared of being in London (if I was I wouldn’t have come)…
This isn’t a 100% travel- or expatriate-related post, but it’s important enough for me to stray away from those topics for a second. … More Short commercial break: Trayvon Martin.
Now that things have calmed down, here are my thoughts/opinions about the riots. … More Riotous thoughts.
Somehow or another, the people who live & thrive off of conspiracy theories (either one or all of the conspiracy theories) seem to find me. All I wanted to do was take a few pictures, maybe a video, go to the grocery store quick, and go back to the office. But it doesn’t work that way, it’s never that simple. … More The Riots 4 – street debate.
I wanted to upload some iPhone videos that I’ve taken over the past few days, but unfortunately I didn’t realize that I’d have to pay extra on Wordpress to do that. So my observations will have to be seen through my words & photos instead. … More The Riots 3 – Conversations.
https://twitter.com/#!/spinstercompass/status/101729754318766081 From the beginning: The Riots. Next: The Riots 3 – Conversations.
As if what happened yesterday wasn’t enough, I had an urge to run over a little old rude ass lady after work. Check this out….. … More Another (quick) run-in.