Having two homes – 20 years on…

Having two homes – 20 years on…

On Christmas Day this year, it will be 20 years since I arrived in the UK.  I have been thinking about why I came, why I stayed and the journey along the way.    I’m not sure I can claim that I had a long term plan but looking back now there are a few key events...
Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Another year where the festivities just flew by.  Here are some of the highlights of Christmas this year in no particular order: Snow on boxing day night!  It was gone by the next day though… Various FaceTime sessions with Canada – always a highlight. Tracking Santa...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

After a magical Christmas break with lots of time at home relaxing, I should be ready for work but this morning I really wasn’t.  I got into the routine of sunrise dog walks, gym sessions, a bit of baking or cooking or photography or other general pottering, maybe a...
the last post

the last post

Well with just a couple of days left to go in 2013 what better time is there than now to write a little summary of the year. 2013 Firsts – Probably most notable was that 2013 was the year of my first trip to Blackpool.  That was a long time coming…. I...
Christmas is coming….

Christmas is coming….

Well after getting our Christmas tree up on Friday night, the village light switch on Saturday night and the calendar turning over to December on Sunday all the signs this weekend seem to be pointing to the fact that Christmas is just around the corner. We had invited...