#bloggergate: My thoughts

Hi All

I’ve been away from here for a while due to job hunting (stressful) and trying to get out and see New York. But, there has been a story in the news over the last week and a half that has sparked a lot of debate, and it’s something I’ve been following, so I thought I’d write about it for today’s post. I’m talking of course about the #bloggergate scandal involving the White Moose Café and the Vlogger Elle Darby. It’s sparked quite a bit of backlash toward both sides online, but if you haven’t heard about it, here’s a little summary.

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3 on-the-go sweet tooth satisfiers in New York City

Hi all,

It’s hard to believe, but I’m already into my second week here in New York City. I remember a few months back, I was counting down the days and thinking the day I got on the plane to come here would never arrive. Crazy how things can change so quickly without you even having a chance to notice it.

As you will know if you’ve been following along here on the blog, I moved over here with my brother. We’ve been busy sending out emails and chasing up leads to try and find jobs in our fields (mine being journalism, his being urban planning) here as quick as we can, and that is one thing that is always going to be a concern until we get it sorted. But hopefully there is something just around the corner. We are incredibly lucky in that we have family here that we can stay with. I had huge respect for people that came here with nobody they could call on before, but that level of respect has grown even more now. I can only imagine how much harder it is coming over from Ireland, and trying to find a job and a roof over your head at the same time.

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