bits and pieces

expat life thoughts

Every few weeks it’s nice to cull photos from my phone. I would call this “weekend bits”, but that would be disingenuous since these photos are anywhere from a day or two to two weeks old….so bits it is! England seems to have fallen back into that pattern again where it rains and is miserable …

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Birthday’d

expat life

Yesterday was lovely. I turned 28 on a sunshiney, chilly day in Brighton, and Jon and I had what we like to call a “good Brighton day”, where we just sort of wander around and enjoy all the weird and fabulous stuff happening in this city (a walk by the beach? check. shirtless dudes even …

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Summer’s resurgence

expat life

Okay, this has to be the end. I mean it. I’m pretty sure summer has to be on its way out now. After a glorious week of sunshine that returned following last weekend’s autumnal temperatures, and a fantastically sunshiney, warm weekend, the sun seemed to disappear in the span of a windy few hours, and …

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Visitors from up North

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Penny, Dave and Stainless (aka Richard) all made trips from Nottingham and Bristol down to our modest anniversary party last weekend, and we were pleased to have their pretty faces in the vicinity! The five of us have a Korean connection due to our time spent living there-which is where most of us met, excluding …

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Seaside Walks

expat life

Walking along the seafront never gets old. Jon and I try to take walks most evenings down by where we live when we’re not feeling too lazy, and I have to say I’m never, ever bored of it. There is an enchantment that comes with living by the sea later in life-not from childhood. As …

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