White Christmas – An English Christmas Abroad is No Trifling Thing to Achieve!

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!

The American President – the US Elections

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

Sourdough Bread

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

Critters

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