Moar Pie for Everyone, or Why Simon Pegg was right

Hi. So I made it (barely) through my first week of post-trip hangover. It wasn’t easy. More than one cookie were consumed. I had no choice, I tell you! But some cool things did come up, like my getting to talk to Vanessa Barger about This Is Sarah and writing and Antarctica. Thanks Vanessa! And… Continue reading Moar Pie for Everyone, or Why Simon Pegg was right

Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Prague: Refugees Welcome (Part 3)

When we last checked in with our heroes, they were heading out of Germany, a train strike looming in the future and no known way to return to Berlin in order to catch their (already paid for) flight home…. The train rumbled into Prague and upon disembarking we went straight to the ticket office. My… Continue reading Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Prague: Refugees Welcome (Part 3)

Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Prague: Refugees Welcome (Part 2)

So where did we leave off? Oh that’s right, the train ride back to Berlin. While we were there we went grave hunting cause that’s what we do and came across these two: Yes indeed those are the Brothers Grimm, librarian/fairy tale collector extraordinaires. And because we love all things Bowie, Jay found where he… Continue reading Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Prague: Refugees Welcome (Part 2)

Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Prague: Refugees Welcome (Part 1)

Berlin is the kind of city that doesn’t give a shit if you like her or not. I suppose that’s what happens when your city is blown to smithereens and then walled up for 30 years. And that’s not to say it isn’t pretty…because it is – some of it at least. It’s more so… Continue reading Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Prague: Refugees Welcome (Part 1)