Swimming lessons. #birmingham #england  (at Worcester & Birmingham Canal)

Swimming lessons. #birmingham #england (at Worcester & Birmingham Canal)

Hello again. #uob #birmingham #england  (at University of Birmingham)

Hello again. #uob #birmingham #england (at University of Birmingham)

It still feels like winter here, so I’m savoring every bit of green that I can find. #england #uk #spring #springhasnotsprung #green

It still feels like winter here, so I’m savoring every bit of green that I can find. #england #uk #spring #springhasnotsprung #green

Oh how I have missed living in a country where chocolate caramel shortbread is readily available! #england

Oh how I have missed living in a country where chocolate caramel shortbread is readily available! #england

"If the tea’s shit, feel free to make more. Unfortunately, you’ve been made breakfast by the only Englishman who doesn’t drink tea." Gotta love the service at the Etheridge Resort. #breakfastinbed #england #tea

"If the tea’s shit, feel free to make more. Unfortunately, you’ve been made breakfast by the only Englishman who doesn’t drink tea." Gotta love the service at the Etheridge Resort. #breakfastinbed #england #tea

Things That I Shall Do While I Am in England

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  • Drink all of their tea.
  • Walk along Birmingham’s canals.
  • Watch Doctor Who.
  • Get caught in the rain.
  • Try my hardest not to fake my friends’ accents.
  • Drink more tea.
  • Wander through the city centre.
  • Go shopping at the markets.
  • Use as much British slang as my heart desires.
  • Watch a sunset.
  • Watch a sunrise.
  • Have a picnic in the countryside.
  • Go on adventures.
  • Stay up all night with my friends, just catching up on each others’ lives.
  • Smile all the time.
  • Call cookies “biscuits” and use the letter u┬áto spell words like favourite and colour.
  • Eat English chocoloate and millionaire shortbread and treacle tart and scones and crumpets.
  • Spend every possible moment with my friends.
  • Have a nice (vegetarian) English breakfast.
  • Savour every second, every raindrop, every breath of fresh English air.

It’s going to be amazing! My flight takes off tonight at 7:45 Eastern time, and I already am sick with excitement! #flygraine

Oh my goodness golly, I’m leaving for England today!!!!! #england #uk #birmingham

Oh my goodness golly, I’m leaving for England today!!!!! #england #uk #birmingham

I leave for England tomorrow, and oh my golly, I’m so excited to get back there!!!!! #london #england #uk

I leave for England tomorrow, and oh my golly, I’m so excited to get back there!!!!! #london #england #uk

TWO DAYS!!!!! #london #england #uk

TWO DAYS!!!!! #london #england #uk

3 days! I’m so excited to get back to Birmingham! #uk #england #birmingham

3 days! I’m so excited to get back to Birmingham! #uk #england #birmingham

4 days. Still haven’t unpacked from my last trip but maybe it’s time so I can start packing for England! #london #england #uk

4 days. Still haven’t unpacked from my last trip but maybe it’s time so I can start packing for England! #london #england #uk

5 days till England!!! #england #uk #birmingham

5 days till England!!! #england #uk #birmingham

Less than a week until I head back to England! #london #england #uk

Less than a week until I head back to England! #london #england #uk

One. Week. #england #flowers #garden

One. Week. #england #flowers #garden

Leaving in 8 days!!!! #england #uk

Leaving in 8 days!!!! #england #uk