I hate war movies. A lot. I think the only one I've been able to sit through was Fury, and that was only because my anger distracted from the horror and upset. Call me crazy, but watching a recreation of wars where countless numbers of men died horrific and often needless deaths just isn't my … Continue reading Dunkirk
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
I swear it's always Saturday. The other days of the week might not even actually happen, for all I know. It just always seems to be Saturday. Crazy how time works, isn't it. I've been thinking a fair bit about time this week. I've been so busy. I know I say that every week, but … Continue reading Time Flies – The Week In Review
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