Twelfth Night (January 6th) marked the end of Yuletide and the start of Carnival season. That means it’s now acceptable to eat king cake! So far, I’ve had four: a classic from two places, a Bavarian cream-filled, and an apple cheesecake one. So far, my favorite is still the classic cinnamon with a healthy balanceContinue reading “Carnival Season is in Full Swing”
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Jumpin’ January! I’m late!
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!”
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”