In London

Rebecca and I in Green Park shortly after (accidentally) becoming engulfedin the madhouse that is the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. Rebecca Stead and I both have terrible senses of direction (as I wrote about once in a previous post – one of my favorite posts, actually). And when we get together, our… Read more »

Can You Guess Where I Am?

Here are some clues. It’s a place with the right priorities. One of my personal priorities is not getting run over. It’s got this goose. (I don’t actually expect this to help you, I just think it’s cute.) This will be conclusive for some of you(though still unspecific). Maybe the symbol on the white chocolate… Read more »

Poor Old Wapping

So, I’ve been reading Philip Pullman‘s Sally Lockhart mysteries (and loving them, especially The Shadow in the North.) However, this passage in The Ruby in the Smoke startled me: Beyond the Tower of London, between St. Katharine’s Docks and Shadwell New Basin, lies the area known as Wapping: a district of docks and warehouses, of… Read more »