Archive for September, 2014

Pregnant by Year’s End

September 24, 2014 | Comments Closed

Much has happened since London. Many sights have been seen. Epiphanies have been reached. Upon hearing about the Great London Hotel Challenge at dinner (Ethiopian-yum!), a student offered to let me stay in her much nicer hotel room, to which I said a huge thank you. No men lurking in the hallway. No turds swimming in the shared toilet. Thank you, Kind Student! From her sweet digs, I found the Natural History Museum, but not until after stumbling into a BDSM convention in the hotel lobby which featured interesting vendors, … More »

Fitful Five Hours

September 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The UK honeymoon might be over. I’ve lost count of the slamming doors. I’m in a tiny hotel room in London. Shared bath and shower. A surprise. I thought for some reason I was getting a bath and a shower in my room. I woke to find a turd in the shared toilet. I could find a different hotel, spend a little more money. I could. I could. Or I could just stay put and try to deal with something a little less than perfect.

Even when the window is … More »