As you're reading this, Alex and I are either somewhere in the air or have just landed back in Australia, ready for our "holiday". Not that it feels much like a holiday, but you try convincing a bunch of Europeans that three weeks in Aus isn't really a holiday. I've given up. As I'm writing … Continue reading Expat Diaries: In Which Rachel Rambles About Living Overseas
On August 22nd, Alex and I ticked off a pretty huge bucket list item and went to watch the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. It was, quite frankly, even more spectacular than I expected. There's something about hundreds of musicians, singers, and dancers, all standing in front of you on the castle esplanade, with fireworks and light … Continue reading A Splash of Tartan – Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2017
Long time, no chat, blog followers across the globe. Sorry for my sudden, unexplained absence. August and September were absolutely MAD, and with so much going on I just haven't had the time/energy/inclination to blog. But now it's October, which means we're into the final quarter of the year, and before time gets away from … Continue reading Catching Up: August – Now
I honestly don't have much to report this week. To me, that's a sign that we've really settled into life here in Edinburgh. Some weeks in 'real life' are just uneventful, and this was one of those weeks. I worked a lot, Alex and I went on a little date to see Dunkirk (more on … Continue reading Week In Review
August is coming to Edinburgh. And you thought a Westerosi winter was bad...
Life is hectic. This week has gone by in such I blur I barely know what to recap. Hectic isn't bad, in fact in a lot of ways it's very good. It's just hectic. I'm fully in the swing of having two jobs. I'm really enjoying both of them, even if sometimes my back hurts … Continue reading Week In Review – Hectic