Alyssa Alexander

A Quiet Moment of Grace

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We’re all still mostly on COVID-19 lockdown, and for those of us with itchy feet, that’s a tough thing. I’d planned to go to Italy this fall, or perhaps take my 12 y/o Biscuit to London or Dublin in the spring, but COVID has ruined my plans. To compensate, I pulled out the journal I […]

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Adventures: An Afternoon At The Museum

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Adventures of an Author in Europe: If you haven’t read the beginning of my adventures, you can start here. After my little foray into Hyde Park, and going around and around the same roundabout a few times, I finally got to the Victoria & Albert Museum. Of course, as per usual, I was very loud […]

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Adventures: Breakfasts In London

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But it’s not really about breakfast. It’s about the humanity of a smile. NOTE: I changed the name of the waiter to protect the innocent.   Journal Entry: April 14, 8:00ish I’m having breakfast at a brasserie. It is a partner with the hotel, so I can eat here or at the hotel using my […]

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Adventures: Day 1, Hour 1, Minute 1

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There I was. In London. I’d packed my overseas electrical plugs, my ticket information, my travel hair dryer, maps of the cities and subways, every cord I could possibly need and a passport belt. Just in case. I’d managed to get to Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris for my layover, maneuver through security, take […]

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The Adventures of An Author in Europe

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NOTE: A portion of this post appeared on the group blog I am part of, Embracing Romance. I’m generally not into reposting/reblogging. I’m all about the original content. At the same time, it would be very silly to rewrite this introduction to my trip. There is a bit more here than was in the original […]