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The Beginning

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Feb 16, 2020 / 12 Comments

4 mins read How we met I kissed John on our first date. I did. I am not talking about a peck on the cheeks or lips. I am talking about a full-on frenchie! I still remember his eyes widening in surprise, and then closing. That’s when I knew…but I am getting ahead of myself here. To understand…


Part Three Of Our Disastrous First Trip To Paris

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Apr 28, 2019 / 3 Comments

4 mins read On the last blog post chronicling our disastrous maiden trip to Paris, we had made it into the Number Five train headed to La Chapelle from Nord. I was about to empty my bowels orally due to the smell that permeated the train, and we were crammed in like sardines. If you are new to…


Our Maiden Voyage To Paris Was A Disaster; Deuxième Partie

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Mar 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

4 mins read This is the second part of our maiden voyage to Paris series. You can read the first installment here. Gare De Nord – Paris, France By the time we arrived in Paris, it was dark, and we were exhausted. Thankfully we didn’t have to go through any customs or border control. Due to the then…


Our Maiden Voyage To Paris Was A Disaster.

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Mar 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

4 mins read When we first started blogging, we shared our first experience of traveling as a couple. We were traveling to Mama John’s place in London, and I was poised to meet my Mother In Law for the first time. That, coupled with the fact that we had never traveled together before made for a somewhat stressful journey.


Our Maiden Voyage: The Final Chapter

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Dec 3, 2017 / 13 Comments

3 mins read Having had our fill of Covent Gardens, we hopped back on to the Piccadilly line and got off at the next stop which was Leicester Square. Leicester Square is to London what Hollywood is to Los Angeles, home of movie premiers, theaters, shopping and night life. I was there for the theaters. With over 24 theaters…


Our Maiden Voyage: Part Three

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Nov 27, 2017 / 25 Comments

3 mins read My mother-in-law was a delight. We got on comfortably. She was easy to talk to partly because she did most of it. But not in an overwhelming self-centered way, but as someone who is very adept at socializing would. She knew just when to change the topic, ask a timely question to avoid awkward silences…


Our Maiden Voyage: Part Two

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Nov 12, 2017 / 44 Comments

3 mins read So here we were, in the well-appointed bar at Kings Cross Station. I perused the menu trying to remember fries were chips here and chips were crisps and bangers were sausages and the pound was equal to 1.7 dollars. Which meant the bangers and mash meal cost 12 x 1.7…sigh! never-mind. I was too tired…


Our Maiden Voyage

By TheTwoSidedCoin / Nov 6, 2017 / 50 Comments

3 mins read Every relationship has milestones. Like the first time you spend the night at your boyfriends/girlfriends place, or when you decide to move in together or even the first time you fart in front of your partner. All these milestones usually signify a progression in the relationship. Moving, for example, presents a lot of challenges and…