LGW -> LAX

LGW -> LAX

  Goodbye at Gatwick!   Amused myself on the plane by taking pictures of funny town names on the interactive flight map (hehehe) Descending into Los Angeles (I didn't realise how huge it was!!!)   We touched down at around 5pm local time, but didn't leave the airport until about 7.45pm due to ridiculously long [...]

The Countdown Begins

The Countdown Begins

It's seemed forever away for so long, and now I'm flying off to LA in just a week! It still seems so ridiculously early to start packing - knowing me, I'll leave it to the last minute anyway. A few updates since my first post: The visa is (finally) sorted. It only took 5 hours [...]

The American Dream

The American Dream

Finally, after months and months of form-filling, document-scanning and email-checking I've been told - I'll be at UCLA in September! There's been tears, there's been laughter (and a rather hairy period when I was going to be heading off to North Carolina) but, at last, I'm preparing to call California home! The states! Los Estados Unidos! Murica! The land of the free and the home...