Friday, October 30, 2009

Snoop Bloggy Blog

Can you believe Simon said his blog was boring? Well, yeah, I can too. Truth is, writing about traveling really isn't that fun. I'm basically just trying to get through all the photos I took this summer, so that I can post some of the cool stuff to do around Copenhagen.
In the meantime, I've posted a couple things on a group blog with Matt from Check Please. This is pretty rad, since he's one of the funniest people in Ontario-- especially after Si and the Heat left.
Check out the new new: CanUFlyBobby.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

May 2009

In May, I think it hit me that I going to be leaving England pretty soon. I had a handful of assignments to turn in, but still found some time to get out a bit. Here's a couple things I done did:
- Tom and I started heading out to the Peak district during the weekends. In early May, we checked out a couple cool areas to take advantage of the decent weather.
- I ate a lot of fish & chips-- damn, I miss it. In May, I took over Si's room-- sharing a flat with Jamie, Tom and Gus. This meant I was just around the corner from Two Steps Chippy-- this spot has been in the same location for over 100 years.
- Craig is from a town called Whitley Bay, near Newcastle. The football team reached their conference final, the Vase Cup, and Craig wanted to go down to the match at Wembley. Naturally, we took a limo. I guess Whitley Bay won; I got housed on mimosas.
- Wetherspoon's introduced a new menu, but the Ploughman's stunk.
- Tom and I went to Leeds to see the Specials reunion tour. I lost my phone at the concert, but the show was good.
- It's English tradition to have a 'football do'- or a night out with your team- at the end of the season. We went out for dinner and to a couple pubs for beers.
It was a good month; but, I realized summer was around the corner and needed to get everything sorted.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Westcoastical: the personal diary of Simon Q. Bruyn

Most people who read this already read Simon's blog; it's linked on the right side of the page. However, finally, Simon has picked something interesting to write about: Me.
Check it out, ya big doy-oy!