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
There will come a point in the first few months of your great big life change when you want to give up. It doesn't matter how much you want to be in your new city, how much you love most of your new life, how desperately you want things to work out. There will be … Continue reading The Expat Diaries: Don’t Give Up
It's been just over 6 months (6 months and 8 days to be exact) since Alex and I arrived in Edinburgh. It's gone by so incredibly quickly, as time always does when you want to savour it. I thought today it might be nice to look back on the past six months, see how things … Continue reading The Expat Diaries: 6 months in
Our first few days in Edinburgh felt like a dream. After so many months of dreaming about being back in Edinburgh, planning our move, preparing to leave, and 44 hours of travel, it was hard to believe that this was our new reality. We were incredibly jet lagged, so we woke up super early (we're … Continue reading The Expat Diaries: Arriving
This week, I quit my tour guide job. I really enjoyed it, and I was good at it, but I wasn't getting any shifts and my manager wasn't the best. In the end, it jus turned out not to be worth it. This means I'm back on the job hunt. This week I updated my resume, … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes: The Week In Review