The time has come to say Goodbye to London. This past week has been quite overwhelming with the stress of packing and the emotions of final farewells. I am feeling quite sad to be leaving this vibrant City that has just started to feel like home. I think I am also feeling this way because… Continue reading Cheerio, London!
We were lucky enough to almost have two turkey dinners when we visited Edmonton in August because both of our moms wanted to make one for us. In order to avoid eating turkey for days on end, we let Mike’s mom off the hook and just my mom made one. Therefore, I didn’t feel too… Continue reading Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving!
September 26th marked our one year anniversary of being in London. It is quite remarkable to reflect on all that has happened this past year.
Christa is also from Alberta and moved to London with her husband around the same time as us. It has been great to compare stories about settling in, the challenges of finding work and expat life in general. You can read more about her adventures at Un Petit Chou, but for now, she has shared with… Continue reading Guest Post: A Perfect Day in North London
Last week we took advantage of the bank holiday to take a little trip to Richmond. Richmond is an affluent area of London, just south of the Thames. People often move here when they want to get away from the chaos of central London, or wish to spread out with a growing family. It’s quite… Continue reading Richmond
I think it’s quite charming how a few of my expat friends have adopted a British accent or at least sound more proper when they speak. While I don’t think that will happen to me, I can’t help but slip in a few of the common sayings or slang.
I can’t believe another month has gone by with our little William. He still seems like a little baby to me and it is surreal to think of him as a three month old.