November Reflections

The end of November marks 10 months remaining in the UK. We’ve spent our last expat Thanksgiving here, and while I’ll miss the Christmas markets, mulled wine and mince pie, I won’t miss the rain, long nights and weak sunshine (when it bothers to come out). Thanksgiving here is always fun, but it doesn’t feel…

Thanksgiving

Last week we celebrated what might be our last Thanksgiving in England. It’s strange (and a bit depressing) being the only one at work for whom it’s a holiday. No one cares, there’s no festivity and at the end of the day, once work is done we head to a dinner at a hotel with…

Thankful. 

At a time where everything in the world seems so uncertain, with terror attacks, civil war and refugees flooding the news it’s good to take a step back and reflect on how fortunate we are to be fed, safe and warm. Though I was sad to spend the holiday away from family (and I really…