On Visiting Austin

Dear friend, family member, former neighbor, backpacking progeny of a schoolfriend or workmate… Now you have decided to spend some time with me in Austin, I thought it would be useful to give you the benefit of my experience on the city and what it’s like to live here. Forewarned being forearmed, etc. This is … Continue reading On Visiting Austin

An English Person’s Guide to Texas

The first thing you need to know is this: everything you’ve heard about Texas is true. It is big. The roads are big, the trucks that rumble on them are big, the bugs you’ll find curled up dead and twitching under the sink are huge. The people are friendly – you’ll see more smiles than … Continue reading An English Person’s Guide to Texas