Thoughts on Repatriation

The last few months have been a blur- I’ve visited new countries, attended the World Cup and started making preparations for the move back to the USA.  We’ve known for a year that we’d be moving home this autumn, but as the days get shorter and the summer finally seems over (it’s almost cold enough…

March in Review

I’ve been a bad blogger this month, we’ve been busy at home and work and I haven’t had the motivation to write. We’re home almost every weekend in April though, which should give me plenty of free time! In mid-March, we flew to Sicily and spent 3 nights in Catania, which was a great spot…

February in Review (and a bit of Jan as well!)

The beginning of the year has flown by, I can’t believe it’s already March (but still freezing cold!) January is always a tough month, the first week at work after the holidays is a grind and the nights are so long. Fortunately, they’ve been getting shorter and now it’s not pitch dark when I leave…

Adventures in Wasdale

Without a doubt Wasdale is my favourite part of the Lake District. It’s a bit wilder than heading to the well traversed towns of Ambleside, Grasmere and Keswick. The towns are smaller, the roads are narrow and windy, and the country pubs are remote. This weekend we started in Nether Wasdale and climbed up Buckbarrow,…

The While in Europe List Round III

We’ve committed to another year in the UK, but I think this time it will definitely be the last one. Which means we have to travel as much as possible while it’s still cheap to visit Europe. Our ever growing bucket/while we live in Europe list has been updated since last year, and since then…