We're lucky to live on a Connecticut road that is sandwiched between the two beautiful towns of Wilton and New Canaan. These charming towns date back to the late 1700s, and aren't what I would call typical American towns; they have unique New England beuaty. A hallmark of New England is that the surrounding country… Continue reading Day 13: New England Magic
It's been a few days since my last post which means we've been busy! I didn't post yesterday because Monday is 'food shopping and catch up on washing from the weekend' day. Plus I got lost in a book and only emerged feeling fresh this morning. So, here's the latest instalment of expat life at… Continue reading Road Tripping to MA and RI
A plane flies overhead, and I wonder its destination; pondering if it’s somewhere as beautiful as the setting I’m seeing in front of my eyes at this very moment.
Unfortunately, hot weather means appropriate clothing, and appropriate clothing means getting bits out you may not have seen in quite a few years...
This morning I feel shellshocked. Don't panic, it's nothing serious, I'm just a Stateside alien struggling to adapt to life across the pond. My day started with a barrage of phone calls I needed to make to cancel forgotten direct debits and payments coming out of my UK bank account. When leaving one country for another,… Continue reading Stateside Alien
Mystic - the home of the 1980's film Mystic Pizza! And it's still standing!
A dear friend of mine pointed me in the direction of a recent article written in the New York Times which discusses the dire conditions many workers in nail salons across New York City face.
Today has been... an experience. Some good bits some, well, let's call them interesting bits. This morning I stopped in for my morning Starbucks while catching up on a bit of work blogging. As I wrote I glanced at my nails and noticed it was time for a bit of maintenance. I'd walked past a… Continue reading Massages and Chia Bites
As I walked through Canary Wharf, new fancy camera in hand, I looked for the things I loved most about living in this crazy metropolis. The busy streets that I know will quieten down after the workers leave to go home to their families. The monstrous buildings which display contours of elegance in the right… Continue reading Budding Photographer