I had a slow start to 2023. Last month, I received a letter from the Secretary of State, informing me that my appeal has ended, concluding that the UK Home Office was wrong to deny my application. I sent my passport back to New York that very day. I haven’t heard anything since then. InContinue reading “Jumpin’ January! I’m late!”
Tag Archives: Christmas
My blog may be undergoing some alterations between now and the end of December. I’ve been kicking around some ideas that I may implement in 2023. Nothing is certain just yet, but I am considering various options at this time. I hope everyone has a great start to their December this week!
Today, my Advent calendar tells me to read chapter 5 of Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey or watch Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (2005). I’ve learned why Advent calendars here have such tiny chocolates. I stocked my Advent calendar with Lindt truffles, and I cannot eat such rich chocolate everyContinue reading “Great Scott!”
Tidings of Comfort and Joy
A tradition they have in London that we really don’t do where I come from is Advent calendars. I’ve seen them in stores before, but I don’t know anyone who has mentioned using an Advent calendar when we’ve shared holiday traditions. The concept is simple enough: open the little door labelled with the date toContinue reading “Tidings of Comfort and Joy”