Category Archive: Life in the UK

The long way home

We said goodbye to Marcus’ mum at 4am on a cold winter’s morning. Packed ourselves, two car-seats, a stroller, four carry-on’s and three large suitcases into the taxi and drove away. Project move… Continue reading

Joy to this world

Just before Christmas, we visited our wonderful pals Ami and Tama who live on Lake Annecy in France. What a beautiful, beautiful place. It is so scenic, truly one of the most beautiful… Continue reading

The great city

No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” — Samuel Johnson One last visit to London. Our… Continue reading

A moving story

I’ve been woefully absent from this blog in recent months – due in most part because we’ve packed up all our belongings and said farewell to the United Kingdom. Our time there was… Continue reading

River deep, Mountain high

A little over an hour from where we live, is the Lake District – Cumbria. It’s a gorgeous pocket of the country that we’ve really enjoyed exploring whilst we have been here. With… Continue reading

(not so) hot August nights

Our tiny family is wonderful and we’ve had a lovely few months. We are so fine, in fact, that I’ve felt uncomfortable writing about our adventures here – like sharing our  lovely normal… Continue reading

Alberto, Frederico and Oskar do Italia.

 If sitting through someone else’s holiday snaps is your idea of torture, than I strongly suggest you back away now. For everyone else, hold onto your holiday hats people, this is going to… Continue reading

A ferry across the Mersey

This is bound to sound like some sort of bad travel writing, but, LIVERPOOL! I didn’t have too many pre-conceived ideas about Liverpool, but the ones I did have floating about were not all… Continue reading

The Great Harwood Spring Show

Our village had it’s Spring Show last weekend. It was pretty magic, having all the things a good agricultural show needs. Jousting, sheepdog trials, horse showing, pens and pens of sheep and cows,… Continue reading

Come get it bae

Albie isn’t blind in one eye after all! BOOM. A total result. After getting some pretty dire news from Specsavers we were referred to a child ophthalmologist at the hospital. This specialist appointment finally… Continue reading