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Transatlantic Cruise: Portland and Winchester (5/8)

Transatlantic Cruise: Portland and Winchester (5/8)

Posted June 2, 2018 in Around the World, Real World // 4 Comments

Happy Saturday everyone!  I hope wherever you are, the skies are blue and the birds are singing and your heart is filled with monuments joy! Today brings us to the fifth installment of my Transatlantic Cruise series, wherein I share all my adventures from my trip, including pictures!  These posts all stand alone and are about the places I visited, but if you’d like to read some of these others, please do! Our third port of call was Portland, England!  Portland is actually an island, located in the English channel.  Chesil Beach joins it to mainland England, and our tour […]

Transatlantic Cruise: Ireland (4/8)

Transatlantic Cruise: Ireland (4/8)

Posted May 26, 2018 in Around the World, Real World // 7 Comments

This week in checking in about my glorious two week Transatlantic Cruise, I’m going to talk about our stop in Ireland!  For those of you just now joining us – hi!  I went on a cruise from NYC to western Europe in April and I’m sharing my adventures and some pictures, too!  These posts all standalone, but if you want to hear about other days and other adventures, do check out the Transatlantic Cruise 2018 tag! So this week is Ireland, and Ireland requires a bit of backstory for me.  Ireland has been at the top of my bucket list […]

Mary Shelley, Queen of Horror

Mary Shelley, Queen of Horror

Posted October 13, 2017 in Bookish Things, Memes // 10 Comments

When it comes to horror, I go promptly in the other direction.  I do not like to be scared.  If I feel like being terrified, I’ll sit and have a nice, long think about oblivion.  I don’t read much horror.  I find books are easier to digest than horror films, but mostly I’m just the person curled in a corner convinced that a murderous ghost is out to get them. I have 81 books in my collection tagged with “horror”.  Most of these are vampire books (Anne Rice, Laurell K. Hamilton).  Then there’s Stephen King and a handful of Goosebumps or […]

Dracula: Man, Villain, & Myth

Dracula: Man, Villain, & Myth

Posted October 6, 2017 in Memes // 21 Comments

October’s here and with it we start to get into some fun, Halloween themes!  Guys, if I haven’t said it already, I love this time of year.  I live in New England, so hereabouts the leaves started changing in early September.  Looking out my window, I can see every shade of red and orange, plus some yellows, greens, and browns.  October in New England is breathtaking and it is one of those times that I am so, so happy to live here. Also, it’s my birthday.  Like, literally today.  Just throwing that out there!  I’m not celebrating or doing anything special. […]