Category Archives: Exploring the UK

Going to the Trinity Chapel

I can’t believe it’s already Wednesday! We had a wonderful trip to Cambridge over the weekend and since we’ve been back we’ve been hanging out with family, trying to deal with a situation in our apartment, and attempting to get … Continue reading

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Well…since I do live in the UK…

and the last one happened over thirty years ago, I decided to go ahead and join some friends to watch the Royal Wedding. Tea, scones, British flag banners, and hats. I had never actually cared enough to watch a royal … Continue reading

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C’est Magnifique!

Last night I was walking home from seeing The Secret Garden with Scotty and it started snowing!  I absolutely love it when it snows here in Edinburgh.  The city is transformed and everything is quiet and peaceful.  This morning we … Continue reading

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Hello November! And finishing up London

I cannot believe that it’s already November.  I feel as though I completely missed August, September, and October.  Those three months just completely blew past me and now we’re closing in on Christmas; a fact I’m continually reminded of when … Continue reading

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London

  Our trip to London was such a good time – although we were both still fighting some nasty colds, we enjoyed the energy of this vibrant city and made the most of our five days there.  Here are the … Continue reading

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Kate Spade Pop-Up Store, London

I’ve always liked Kate Spade and her unique approach to style – a nice mix of sophistication and wit with a touch of whimsy.  Her stores are always fun to walk through, her leather goods gorgeous, and I have a … Continue reading

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I ♥ London

Scotty and I just returned from spending five great days in London – one of my favorite cities.  I’ll be posting some entries on our trip over the next couple of days but in the mean time, here’s a sneak … Continue reading

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Glorious. Absolutely amazing.

This morning our computer problems took a turn for the better and thanks to very generous parental donations, we will be able to repair and replace our laptops soon!  Whoopeee!  My walk up to school this morning was amazing.  I … Continue reading

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The last of the Lake District Posts

After such a gorgeous day on Saturday we woke to a classically dismal day.  Rain, fog, cold, wind.  It was all present.  As this dampened our adventurous spirits a bit we decided to do some exploring from the shelter of … Continue reading

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The Lake District – for real this time…

Wow!  I cannot believe how fast this past week has flown!  Thank you to everyone who commented on the burgling and sent supportive emails.  If you haven’t received a response yet, it’s because I haven’t had a chance but will … Continue reading

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