Most people who know me well, know that I am a huge fan of American Football and that my team is the New England Patriots. Before anyone groans, or accuses me of jumping on a bandwagon, I’d like to point out that I’ve been a Pats fan since the days before it was something to … More Any Given Sunday – Super Bowl
We agreed to meet in Target carpark and exchange a bag of powdered custard like a dodgy drug deal. … More White Christmas – An English Christmas Abroad is No Trifling Thing to Achieve!
Well anyone who is even vaguely aware of world events can’t have failed to notice that the US has just elected a new President. I’m not going to go into the Electoral College or the different parties as there are many excellent resources on the web for that, but I am going to talk about how it personally affected me. … More The American President – the US Elections
My first halloween in America was fantastic in some ways and a bit disappointing in others. … More Halloween
AS I come up to a year in the US I look back to a post I wrote at six months in the country, I take a look at what I have achieved, what I miss and what I have noticed is different in the US. … More 28 Weeks Later …
So yes, I’ve been gone a while sorry, life got hectic (house move, new job for JT, summer holidays with the kids) and I just stopped having time to write about it, but it is all calming down a little now and it feels like time to catch up on a few more of … More Pinocchio – or becoming a real girl!
So our big news is, we bought a house, it has all the things we have both dreamed of – porch, wood burning stove, maple floors, pocket doors, a claw tub bath and a room for each of the children to have their own space when they are with us. Throw in a big yard … More The Little House in the UP
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What’s going on with Brexit, you ask? It’s been strange over here, and it’s getting stranger. First the prime minister set up a referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union. Why? Because he wanted to shut up the anti-EU wing of his party, the Conservatives. Clever…
Now I’m settling into my life here, I thought it was time I started baking again. I decided to start with bread, as I find the bought bread here in the US overly sweet and oddly textured. My sour dough starter was a gift from my sister and I brought “her” across, frozen,in my suitcase, … More Sourdough Bread
We just had our first critter encounter ,with a psychotic chipmunk. It dashed across the road at us and Black Dog was all “what is that? I must kill it!” Brown Dog started baying like the Belvoir in full cry and leaping so high off the ground in cat pounces, it was more like flying a kite … More Critters