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…

Expat Uncertainty and Lessons Learnt

We’ve been counting down to answers for months now, deadline after deadline has passed and still we don’t have a clear answer about whether we will stay in the UK for another year, or whether the time has come to move back home (or whether we will move to some other place!). It’s complicated, but…

A Perfect Weekend in the Lakes

The Lake District is easily accessible from most major trainlines in the UK, and makes for an easy weekend (or week long) getaway.  Whether you enjoy walking in the fells, real ale or simply sitting on the water front and enjoying the view, there is something for everyone.  So, below, my thoughts on the best…

Falconry for a Day

  One of the things my boyfriend had wanted to do most since moving to the UK was to visit a falconry centre.  There are a few to choose from in the Lakes and the Dales, so I set about finding one for a day out as a birthday surprise.  Turns out you often have…