Life in London: August 2018

August was another month spent primarily in London! We did travel for the August Bank Holiday, but other than that we enjoyed the hot summer days and summer fun that London has to offer. With just a few months left in this city, we started more aggressively doing the things…

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Life in London: July 2018

Apart from our epic Swiss hiking trip, we spent the entire month here in London this July. It was a lovely change of pace from the past few months of near madness and really hot. We were passport-less for most of July as we sent off for our visa extension.…

Life in London: June 2018

June was a strange month for us in London. For me, the month started and ended far from London and we were focused on work, visitors and hike preparations. Here are some photos and thoughts from this month! June in London This spring, it has felt like each week is…

Life in London: May 2018

Well, May flew by, as anticipated. Though we didn’t spend all that much time in London this May, we took advantage of the moments we had here. Thanks to visitors, spring weather and the Royal Wedding, we made the most of May in London! May in London This month, the…

Life in London: April 2018

Is there anything better than a sunny London spring day? Luckily, we Londoners enjoyed a few in April. You might even say we enjoyed some summer days, as a heatwave swept through the capital mid-month. London in April was filled with fun, art and flowers. London in April We started…

Life in London: March 2018

As promised, I’m kicking off a new series that I’ll (hopefully) post each month: a sort of month-in-review of expat life here in London. It’s not unusual that I’ll pass some sort of London-y scene that makes me stop and smile, and because of that there are so many neat…

Friday Few

Expat life can often feel like “two steps forward, one step back.” The thrill of getting more settled, achieving goals and seeing and experiencing new things is sometimes tempered by expat realities. This week has been great, but then I check the mail and see that the NI application process…