I’m an American…Get Me Out of Here!

Pedler Peckham

I have only about a month to go here, and, let me say, thank God. This has been fun and all, but I am absolutely aching to get back to Chicago. I would love to travel to London again, maybe in about five years, but I could never live here permanently. I miss my grid. I miss my city of neighborhoods. I really, really miss the CTA. I also miss my food spots. The thing about the Chicago dining scene is that because of both its diversity and high levels of competition, almost every place offers a unique perspective and very few menus are overt copycats. Here in London, it’s the exact opposite, which has been frustrating. Half the brunch menus I’ve seen have the exact same nine things on them.

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Artsy All Over!

Art in Shoreditch

First of all, I think this graffiti is grammatically incorrect. I think a crucial “A” was lost somewhere along the way. Furthermore, I think the sentiment is probably more applicable to what’s going on in the U.S. right now, but instead of nitpicking I’m just going to say that this is quite cool and an important message to keep in mind.

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