Tag Archives: UK trip 2

Long-term Airbnb’ing is not for me

I’ve had mixed experiences using Airbnb over the past few months. I’ve had no issues staying in Airbnb homes when the host has been very ‘hands off’, especially on short-term stays. I’ve found long-terms stays to be extremely difficult though, … Continue reading

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S(h)ituational despair (time is running out)

The sense of relief that I experienced after that hellish journey soon passed and the grim reality of my situation here in Rochester has sent me spiraling down. I’ve only been sleeping sporadically and I’ve experienced some of the worst … Continue reading

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L (my roommate) just added to the earlier bomb she dropped on me. Now I have to move out by the end of April and L and I will probably have to pay K’s share of th4 rent because she’s … Continue reading

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17 hours at Gatwick Airport (South Terminal)

Since my flight was cancelled this morning, I’ve been waiting in the departure lounge of Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal for an announcement about a replacement flight. The latest is that the replacement flight to New York will depart at 9:30, … Continue reading

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Final day in the UK…

Even though my flight leaves early tomorrow morning, this (Sunday) is my final day in the UK.  I know I sound like a stuck record for repeating this over and over again, but I am dreading going back to Rochester.  Even … Continue reading

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An overpowering feeling of dread….

As my time here draws near to an end, the anxiety is turning to dread and an impending sense of doom.  It is very overpowering and I cannot distract myself from it.  Even if I could have gone to see … Continue reading

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Loneliness? What loneliness?

I can’t believe that I only have 2 more days left in the UK before I have to return to hell (Rochester).  The time has gone far too quickly and my only regret is that I didn’t opt to spend … Continue reading

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