the greatest country?

After 6 months abroad, I was getting ready to return to America. I was out having a great send off with a fellow American when we began talking politics. He is a naval officer, and I'm obviously a bit of a liberal, bleeding heart, hippie, yoga teacher, so one would not expect this topic to go well. Surprisingly, we had very similar views; we covered the elections, healthcare, gun control... I know what you are thinking: "great conversations over a bottle of wine", but it was! He then asked me if I had watched Newsroom, which I hadn't. So it was decided; the rest of the bottle was coming with us. We walked across the Thames, sat on a bench facing Parliament, huddled around his phone and watched this powerful opening scene of Newsroom:


Until next week,

elena x 

Elena Consoli