Nothing to Declare

13 July 2010

Sorry for being a bad blogger this week, but I'm in a reflective sort of mood.  This involves wandering aimlessly around various parts of Manhattan, realising what I'm going to be leaving behind and attempting to pack three inevitably overweight bags. Of course returning home after 6 months will take a lot of getting used to, so while I'm not posting due to pleading with my parents for a walk in wardrobe and buffalo wings every night, why not check out some of my favourite NYC posts?

Metaphorical bridge picture

This post is my last from New York and although I've missed seeing my family and friends for 6 months (and sweltered in the heat), I don't think I'm ready to leave.  If you ever get the oppurtunity to live here, take it, as you will learn a lot about a great city and most importantly, yourself.  However sad I might be, the moping ends here.  Even though I'm determined to go back to work and live in the Big Apple, I have more immediate situations at hand, namely dissertation research, final year inspiration and bonding with the city I was born in, London. 

Really healthy food at Coney Island

However the random things I will miss are:

1. working
2. Soho/Lower East Side/Williamsburg/Park Slope/Chelsea/Greenwich Village/Meatpacking District
3. Cheap hairdressers
4. Cheap subway
5. People loving my accent
6. Crazy food portions
7. Beacons Closet
8. Amazing sandwiches/Buffalo wings
9. Actually being able to visit the places mentioned on The Cut and Refinery 29
10. Knowing that the price is pounds is somewhat less, making $12 cocktails bearable

Determined to smuggle Crumbs into the UK

Proper posting and reflections to resume once I'm in London!

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  1. Oh man, I feel sad for you leaving too! I've loved reading your posts from NY and I just know that you'll make it back out there one day!

    What's that building that looks all mosaic-like, so pretty!

  2. Have a safe trip and so lovely to finally get to your blog...Thanks for the lovely comment:) I cant wait to read more of your posts and see you soon:) Great blog:)

  3. this post had made me rather sad for you, having to leave! followed your blogging throughout your stay there and been very jealous of your opportunity, you seem to have had an amazing time. but the UK is a great place to be too!

  4. I would love to live in NYC! I can only dream :) Beautiful posts too x

  5. wow ive really enjoyed your posts from new york! i feel like ive now toured around there and now i know if i go, which places i wanna visit x

  6. Oh i love this, as I've probably mentioned several times New York is my favourite place in the world, I have only been once for my 18th birthday but it was the most amazing experience and I really would love to do something like you have, I was hoping to study over there after university but due to money I really doubt my dream will ever come true! :(

    - Adele

  7. "Actually being able to visit the places mentioned on The Cut and Refinery 29"

    Haha that's how I felt before moving to NYC. Now idk how I can ever leave. I had so much fun hanging out with you while you were here, and can't wait until you can make it back :).

  8. Love that second shot! Architectural lines can be so inspiring/fascinating


  9. YOur NY posts have been very lovely. :)