Hurricane Sandy: Thoughts are With New York

Hurricane Sandy: Thoughts are With New York

Hurricane Sandy - Manhattan

PHOTO BY MIA AQUINO/TWITTER

Wow – it’s crazy to think that New York had one of it’s most eventful nights this week with the landing of Hurricane Sandy (now labelled a post-tropical cyclone). Last week whilst we were there, the skies were blue and the thoughts of the storm were very much in the back of New Yorker’s minds, even though the news was telling them it was coming. Residents were more interested about the upcoming televised Presidential debate. Now 8 million residents remain without electricity across the east coast – although not north of 26th Street as you can see in the picture above.

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Mongolia: Falling in Love with a View of Nowhere

Mongolia: Falling in Love with a View of Nowhere

One cold evening in London, myself and my then-boyfriend (now husband) lucky enough to watch a programme on ITV2 called ‘Jack Osbourne’s Adrenaline Junkies’ where Jack took a bunch of down-on-their-luck British kids around the world to overcome their biggest fears and experience once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. They got to bungee jump, skydive and trek in some amazing places that didn’t even seem like tourist destinations and then at the end of the series, Jack and his friends took a couple of the kids on a wild ride driving from London to Mongolia in The Mongol Rally.

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