It rained today in Rome, big fat drops that sent minuscule chills down my spine because they contrasted so much with the heat and the sunshine beating down upon our hats at noon on a Wednesday. That was the second time it had rained, the first being on our first proper outing (the major downside … Continue reading The Sunny Side of Roma
You may have noticed a few changes over the last couple of days. New headers, new themes, and a new tagline (sorta). That is because, in a couple of days, I will no longer be Miss Alexandrina. Not legally, anyway. I'll still be Miss in the sense of follow-me-round-a-Victorian-street, feed-the-birds, takea-your-picture-miss? I haven’t changed. I’m … Continue reading Dropping The Miss
After Mass this evening, I was thinking about the ceremony that I will have had in exactly 2 months from now. The excitement of kneeling at the altar as I take the Blessed Sacrament as the institution of wife. The chance for me becoming the fuller version of myself ('levelling up' I believe is the … Continue reading 2 Months To Go
I am eternally impressed by other bloggers. Bloggers who have time and bloggers who have panache to say the things that I kind of just flop about like a dead fish saying. The lovely Carrie-Ann Dring of Something Definitely Happened started her blog to document the British wedding. So to speak. People get married every … Continue reading 100 Days to Go (AKA, I Don’t Have a Clue)
I love keeping busy, and it's something I'm good at. I have a mind that doesn't turn off often (and when it does, it takes a while to 'boot up' again), and I get restless/bored easily if an event doesn't stimulate my mental capacities. To that end, amongst all the other things I've been doing, … Continue reading AN OPERATIC DIVERSION
I used to think following a blog schedule was the most accessible way for me to keep blogging, but lately it has been a hindrance rather than a help, as the mind strays not only to uni and essay style posts. Not to mention the absence of inspiration for posts to share, or anything more … Continue reading So, What is Up With My Phone?
Seven Quick Takes is hosted by This Ain't the Lyceum. ~1~ As we near advent now, it is time to reevaluate our goals and our behaviour, and orient ourselves towards the Lord and His genesis into human life. Christmas is such a pivotal time for Christians because of the birth of Christ. ~2~ This song … Continue reading Quick Takes: Truth Tables, Fantastic Magic, and SPG Hit