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Sofia - RWU Class of 2013

Month: February, 2012

…I thought they spoke English in England?

UK Dictionary 1. Toilet, Loo, WC = bathroom 2. Fit = good looking 3. Cheers = thank you 4. Skanky = dirty/ratty/old 5. Tuff = conceited man 6. Tart = promiscuous girl 7. Aubergine = eggplant 8. Biscuit = cookie 9. Scone = biscuit 10. Crisps = chips 11. Rocket = arugula 12. Mind = […]

Pancakes = Crepes

Hoped you all celebrated Fat Tuesday yesterday– I sure did! It was National Pancake Day here and I love me some pancakes. There were pancakes races all over the city yesterday, my friends and I decided to go to the one at Borough Market, right near the Southwark Cathedral and the Thames River. Gorgeous! So […]

White Chocolate Chunk Cookies… and Other Things

After hunting for the perfect (i.e. cheap) restaurant, I finally had my first proper English breakfast! It was certainly different than the typical hearty “American” breakfast and consisted of fried eggs, sausage, bacon, baked beans, a grilled tomato and a choice of either a portobello mushroom or black pudding (I won’t disgust you with an […]

Abbeys and Tea and Parades, Oh My!

This is so crazy to think about, but I’ve officially been here one month! I didn’t realize how quickly time would fly, even when I am missing my family and home. My dad just celebrated his 55th birthday on the 31st of January, so it was really hard for me not to be there for […]