For the past year I’ve lived in London, and whenever I tell people I’m from New York, they always ask me to compare the Big Apple with London. So, since I’m returning to New York today, I think it’s about time I answer that question in full. Despite there being an entire ocean between the … More New York City vs. London
Like searching backwardsInto the ever-fleeting past,Memories bright,But dimmer every day.Like gazing forwardsOver the boundless, blue sea,Where the sun setsOn crystal islesKnown only to the sand and surf.Like staring up,Beyond the black void,Where the star ways swirlInto glimmering formsWhose beautyNeither mind nor hand can grasp…Darling, I look at you.
After my trip to Athens, I took a long, albeit comfortable ferry to Santorini. Santorini is an island with several small towns. They all have something to offer, and they’re all quite charming. However, what you should know is to get from one town to the next, you either need to rent a vehicle or … More Sunny Days in Santorini
I have finished the first draft of the final book in the Ashborne Chronicles. The book will be titled Sure as Stone. Although I still have a lot of editing to do, I thought I’d tease you with the first chapter. Spoilers for anyone that hasn’t read the series yet! Bound in StringThe summer sun … More Sure as Stone Teaser
Athens is a city of history like no other. Its ruins have stood in place for thousands of years, and its traditions are many. Yet, modern buildings and contemporary culture are growing to blend the new with the old. All of it makes for an exciting travel experience and a beautiful city to explore. When … More An Adventure in Athens
The sun shone brightIn early daysWhen gilded dragons swamThrough endless skies.And the nights were darkAs papa’s coffee. Monsters lurkedIn all the shadows,Claws twisted and sharp.But the covers offered A warm, snug havenFor my mind to wanderOn and on. Love burned hotIn early days, drunkOn ladies’ laughter.The flick of a hipOr the touch of their gazeCast … More In Early Days
Having already discussed many of the issues in the final season of Game of Thrones, I think it’s time to see how I would have ended the series. I’ve prepared an in-depth look at how the series should have ended. Of course, there will be spoilers.
Game of Thrones has finally come to an end. But not everyone is happy how the show did so. I have been a die hard fan of the books and show for years. Despite its faults, I still enjoyed watching the final season of GoT, but I would have ended it much differently. Ending a … More How Game of Thrones Destroyed its Characters
Cinders swim In the summer breezeLike gold coinsThrough my fingers. SmokeBeckons with silver plumes.I follow. Its scent is strongWith oak and cherry,And kisses my lipsHello, goodbye.I follow. All aroundThe wreckage playsA symphonyOf crackles and snaps.And the timber singsA friend’s sweet elegy.I follow. The world glowsWithin the hot embraceOf orange and scarlet.I surrender. Flames enclose me.All … More All is Ash
After my trip to Madrid, I took a bus ride to Barcelona, a gorgeous city nestled between the sea and the mountains. While Madrid is a city seeped in history, Barcelona is hip and modern. That is not to say Barcelona has abandoned its history. After all, I stayed in a hostel in the Old … More My Break in Barcelona