A Stopover in Manchester and Newcastle

Our arrival in England delivered an unexpected feeling of homecoming. After having spent a week in Northern California, Daniel and I were surprised to discover that we both experienced a feeling of familiarity when we set foot on British soil. The houses, the cars, people's mannerisms and accents all felt much more 'normal' - at … Continue reading A Stopover in Manchester and Newcastle

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Frantastic: A Stop in Northern California

Our plane's wheels hit the tarmac with that familiar, dramatic grind, signaling our arrival in the legendary land of California. But, funnily, the sun wasn't shining and a wispy silver veil shielded the infamous city of San Francisco. Later, the region's weather patterns would become clear - figuratively - through a local saying, "The coldest … Continue reading Frantastic: A Stop in Northern California