Now how did I end up in London on accident you ask? Let me digress. The point of the trip was to cover a pro-life abortion demonstration for a group project. I thought we were going to Richmond, U.K for the rally. You would think I would realize I was in London when one of my group members was explaining to me that Big Ben was under maintenance, and that the rally was across the street from the Parliament building. But I thought nothing of it. I was zoned in on getting some good footage from the demonstration. I even took a picture of Big Ben and it still did not sink in that I was in London. It took me to see the London Eye, and numerous souvenir booths for it to actually resonate.
The feeling that came over me once I came to reality was that of walking around all day with toilet paper on your shoe from a post meal visit to the toilet. I have never been to New York (and I lived on the east coast of the US my entire life), but I imagine that London mirrors the city in many aspect. That is all I am going to tell you; to get a full debrief of the city I encourage you to arrange a trip there.
Damon Mackin. 22 years of age. Mass Communications major at Shenandoah University 18'. Freelance Journalist/Photographer