Tag Archives: living abroad

Postal Pity Party

When I saw this graphic, I knew I needed to post it because following my explanations of why I hate La Poste, more fuel has been poured on the flames of my wrath. Three very kind people mailed me gifts … Continue reading

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A Year in Review

Since it’s the last day of 2011 and I’m feeling a bit nostalgic, I want to do a blog post on some of the highlights of the past year. And we’re also moving today so I am putting off the … Continue reading

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Soaking it up…

As we’re two and a half months into our ten month adventure, I am beyond surprised at how fast it is going. When we first arrived in Edinburgh over four years ago the adjustment was so much more difficult. I … Continue reading

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Alors! Vous ne comprenez rien!

On Monday I attended my third conversational class. In addition to nine hours per week of traditional class, I’ve added a couple of hours of conversational classes in an attempt to actually try to learn more about speaking French. Monday’s … Continue reading

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Pastoral Discovery

On Saturday Scotty and I decided to do a little exploring in a neighborhood not too far from where we live.  The Dalry and Gorgie areas are about a 10 minute walk from our flat and we’d never really spent … Continue reading

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