Trafalgar Square (because I can’t get enough)

I know you’re thinking ‘shut up about Trafalgar Square already’ or ‘why isn’t she posting pictures of anything else.’  But I’m oddly obsessed with T-Square.  There’s nothing to really do here except sit around or wonder through the National Art Gallery which I’ve only done once properly.  But it’s the closest attraction to my office and I…

Everyday Life in London

This week I’m working in London. Our office is close to all the major sights in London. Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, National Gallery…As I walk around during lunch or coming and going from the tube I can’t believe that people actually pass these sights everyday. It’s just their life. And although I try…

England Non-English

Upon arriving to England I am painfully aware of my mono-lingual status. (sometimes I pretend that I can speak Spanish but I lack proficiency in expressing myself in anything but the present tense. Fine for touring but horrible for life). On the train ride to the hotel the only people talking (maybe the English speakers…

Downtown (Denver in Pictures)

Downtown…great people watching. And although it’s only blocks away from Colfax it’s completely different. 16th Street is where the tourists come to shop and eat. (They even have a Cheesecake Factory for all those mid-westerners). After our Walk Down Colfax we decided to continue taking photos of the city. We tried to view the city…

Walking Colfax (Denver in Pictures)

It’s true that there have been attempts at ‘improving’ Colfax. Regentrification is a term that gets tossed around frequently these days, and in the case of Colfax, is perhaps more of a wistful hope than an actual grassroots change.  The street that courses through the heart of Denver connecting the Capitol to the rest of…