Expat Life

  • Two Years On

    Two Years On
  • Life in London: August 2018

    Life in London: August 2018
  • Life in London: July 2018

    Life in London: July 2018
  • Life in London: June 2018

    Life in London: June 2018

Friday Few

This week brought both more routine and more change. I started work, so now I am getting back into the commuting groove on a part-time basis. I am thankful to have a place to go, work to do and people to interact with! Haha. Luckily, working part-time means I’ve had plenty…

Friday Few

It’s amazing how different a week can be when you’re somewhere new. When I think about our second week here compared to the first, the feel is completely different. We’re getting more settled for sure, but the uprootedness we (should have) expected is becoming more apparent. Still, what a city!…

Expat Life at Almost Two Weeks In…

We are starting to settle in here, as tomorrow marks 2 weeks since we arrived in the UK. Andrew’s job has provided me a resource to help me get settled and they sent me some reading about culture shock. Until I read it, I wasn’t really thinking we were experiencing it.…

Brick Lane

Brick Lane has been at the top of both of our London sightseeing lists, and we wasted no time making our way to Shoreditch. After a day filled with IKEA adventures and set up, we set out to Brick Lane in the evening. Brick Lane is a street in London…

Friday Few

Hey, look! I’m a Londoner now! Here I am posing with Tower Bridge, which is something I’m pretty sure no real Londoner would ever do… but that’s beside the point. The point here is to share with you some snaps from the past week and mark the inaugural Friday Few…

Mews of Kensington, Part I

When wandering central London, particularly the Kensington area, every once in a while you’ll notice a particularly charming little street, usually located just off of or behind a busier street. These streets will often be paved in stone, with the row of houses sitting right on the street. You’ve found a mews. Mews are…