Alexa Shoen has almost expatriated three separate times. For now, she writes and resides in San Francisco. She recently launched her debut EP, The Mezcla, under her much cooler and better photographed pseudonym, Alexa Lustró.
You know that thing people do in the States where they say the word town instead of city? Oh man! Chicago—great town. I never thought twice about that expression before moving to England. A friend called me out on it, asking for clarification, and could I please tell him just how big Chicago was; he’d(…)
“So, how’s life over in London?” “Right, so Leeds is actually two hours north of London. Two hours and fourteen minutes by train from Kings’ Cross to the city center. You really should come visit. It’s about halfway between London and the Scottish border. It’s so lovely, and–” “Oh, that sounds pretty cool. Have you(…)