expat life

20 British Slang I’m not afraid to …

I’ve been living in the UK for over a decade now- wowzer how did that happen??  As I was thinking about the time I’ve lived abroad and how long I’ve lived away from ‘home’ almost 20 years!!  In that time I…

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Manchester

5 Reasons Why I’m not Moving Back …

The other day someone asked me if I’d ever move back to the US. Now I get this question a lot and I always say maybe or yes one day when Squidge is grown up… but do I really mean…

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expat life

Cha-cha-changes… or maybe not

I’ve been thinking, ruminating, stressing and thinking some more about some changes that I have to make.  I feel like I’m getting an ulcer over all the thinking I’ve done or maybe I’m just being a drama queen, only time…

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expat life

The face of an Immigrant

immigrant /imigr(e)nt/noun 1. a person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country. “they found it difficult to expel illegal immigrants” synonyms: newcomer, settler, incomer, new arrival, migrant, emigrant; More

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expat life

Streetlights

A couple of months ago I was in a rush. Squidge and I were meeting friends to go pumpkin picking and they were meeting us at ours in 45 minutes. As we were getting dressed I pulled out Squidges wellies…

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