Always sing Wonderwall, and other tips for visiting London

In many ways, London is the ideal city: full of vibrant cultural diversity, historical landmarks, unique neighbourhoods and open parks, all connected with winding streets and a convenient public transit system. In order to get the most out of your time here, it’s best to be aware of some of the differences in culture and … More Always sing Wonderwall, and other tips for visiting London

Mind the Gap: 10 essential things to do on your trip to London

Over the past few months, I’ve had the privilege to live/work/study in London. I have little doubt this city is the greatest in the world. Here is a list of London’s top offerings if you can’t stay long but want a well-rounded impression. It’s a mix of historical things and cultural things, mirroring London’s nature … More Mind the Gap: 10 essential things to do on your trip to London

Hometown Glory: How where you grow up shapes who you become

I grew up with hay fever in the grass seed capital of the world. It’s a $256 million industry dedicated to giving people across the world beautiful lawns and to giving me watery eyes, swollen sinuses and a new section of my budget dedicated to Claritin and Kleenex. For months each year, the air over … More Hometown Glory: How where you grow up shapes who you become