Say what?! – The British Edition

I recently made a new ex-pat friend from England. We were chatting and the word "windscreen" came up about his car. He then said "That's a windshield, sorry need to use the North American word!". I already knew this but it made me remember that I had started a list of the British words and translations that …

On the Go: Surviving Flugverspätungen a.k.a. Flight Delays

I was sitting in London City Airport yesterday waiting for my connecting flight back to Edinburgh from Munich, and my flight was, of course, delayed - surprise! Really, I wasn't surprised, as delay seemed to be the theme of the Edinburgh/Munich travel legs. But the getting to Munich was ridiculous. There is no other way to describe …

Mala mail

I love getting mail. Not bills, obviously, but good mail. Occasion cards, postcards (my favourite!), or something I’ve ordered. The mail redirect from the recent move is working so that's a bonus. I also like sending mail. As my friends and family know, I am an avid postcard sender. Mail, for me, is something simple, yet …

City Girl Connects – Little Me Paper Co.

It's still the first full week of January, but as soon as January 1 - dare I say even Boxing Day - hit, the Valentine's Day cards hit store shelves. Cinnamon heart season is around the corner, folks! With this in mind, I present to you the first WCCG Connections profile for 2015: the lovely …

Happy 2015! Attraversiamo, patience and goals for the New Year

Attraversiamo: verb - cross, go across, walk across, traverse, go through, pass through, pass; span Yes, I recently (re)watched and (re)read  "Eat, Pray, Love". But, it's great word, and very appropriate for going in to a New Year. It's also fun to say. Attraversiamo. 🙂 Every New Year's Eve, I go through my goals. What happened this past …