‘m not sure if it is the measure of a successful expatriation that you suddenly find yourself so caught up in your new life that you stop viewing it from the outside and writing about it, or whether I’m lazy … … More Gone Girl – When Life Interferes with Blogging
I couldn’t have found a more appropriate film title than this one, I’m now a year into my new life in the USA and things are still changing. … More A Year and Change – looking back on my first year in the USA.
We had a busy week with eldest step-child’s 18th birthday and a new addition to the family . See the themed cake I made and meet the fantastic beast himself. … More Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – how to make your cake and eat it!
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!
Bonds Falls is a must see waterfall in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan … More Great Locations No 1. Bonds Falls, MI
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
Having originally hoped to be in America for Thanksgiving, before my Father’s health and certain financial issues intervened and we decided to delay our application, I was determined to have a family Thanksgiving with JT and the children. Also it seemed quite authentic to mark the occasion as a European, by turning up to a … More A Family Thanksgiving