Welcome back to America

Well. I’ve been back in America for a week, settled back in my childhood home. My room, clean for over a year as I lived overseas, is now stacked with books, shopping bags, and the contents of my backpack vomited over the floor.

It’s not been a bad week, by any means. It’s been busy. I now have an insanely professional wardrobe, including a gorgeous navy pinstripe pencil skirt suit, a blue dress the same colour as the Scottish flag (or the TARDIS) and fantastic heels. I’ve applied for several jobs, had one interview (which didn’t end with me getting the job, but that’s okay, it was my first interview Stateside. I’m lucky and rather awesome, but not THAT lucky).

I also have a brand-spankin’ new mobile, a smartphone, which means I’ve finally entered the 21st century. Also I can now tweet from where-ever I am in the US, which is both really awesome and really dangerous.

I still haven’t managed to read much. I got halfway through Life of Pi whilst on the various planes from Edinburgh to Boston, but since returning I’ve been using my tablet for Skyping with those still in Scotland and watching the first series of Downton Abbey instead of reading. Oops, bad former English major.

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4 thoughts on “Welcome back to America

  1. Welcome back! Do you follow Rebecca at Love at First Book? If you do we should all get together and Danielle from Enchanted by books, and Sarah from Sarah Reads too Much. There are so many of us here! 😀

      1. Thanks! Hoping that the next round is a little more successful, but having the interview gave me a confidence boost.

        Ooh, I don’t read any of them yet! But I will have to. And we’ll have to have a Boston Book Blogger get together soon. 😀

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