Category Archives: Expat Info

Dinner with Jim

About two weeks in to my mom’s stay, our dear friend Glen and Audrey arrived in Paris. You may remember that they visited us in Scotland last May – and they made another trip to see us in Paris. We … Continue reading

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Back in Edinburgh

I am back in Edinburgh sitting at one of my favorite cafés enjoying a delicious coffee! Yay!  And a cappuccino here costs £2.20, instead of €5.00. It’s been so good to be back, see friends, meet new babies, walk familiar … Continue reading

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Something funny for your weekend: Faking French

Whew, I can’t believe it’s already Friday. We’ve settled nicely into our new flat and I am falling in love with our neighborhood. It feels so much more authentically “Parisian” – with cafés, boulangeries, bi-weekly marchés and plenty of fascinating … Continue reading

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Goodbye BST

Today we turned our clocks back and it’s goodbye British Summer Time…which means it is now 5PM and basically dark.  Long, cold, dark winter here we come!  This has definitely been one of the most difficult things I’ve had to … Continue reading

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