north america, texas, Travel

WEST TEXAS

March 2015
Guys, I love Texas. Texas was the place I grew up. It played host to the part of my childhood that I remember to be fun and full of cartoons, sidewalk chalk and supportive friends. During high school, I wasn’t so appreciative of the place–as most angsty teens. I couldn’t wait to get out and make a life of my own. Little did I know that I would spend four more years in Texas and completely fall in love with Austin. I can gush about why I think growing up in Texas was a big positive in my life (or you can watch Boyhood and feel nostalgia like you’ve never felt before), but I’ll just crack on with the post now.

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north america, texas, Travel

SHERWOOD FOREST FAIRE

Here’s a more unconventional post for you, but I needed to start blogging about America (seeing as it’s where I have lived for most of my life). The Texas Renaissance Festival is a fair in the forest about an hour and a half from Houston. I went there on a school field trip when I was 10 years old and I remember loving it. Cotton candy, fairy crowns & wands, face painting, turkey legs the size of your head and giant swing rides? I was entranced. I also loved fairies and pixies when I was a kid. You can bet I was all over fantasy novels (I even started a life-long friendship over our mutual adoration for The Great Tree series!).

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