Beach Barbecue

eating expat life

They do this thing here where you can buy little barbecues for super cheap at the grocery store in order to get your grill on at the beach. The barbecues are less than 2 bucks, and have some sort of sustainably produced “charcoal” made of cotton or something? I don’t know. I mean, I’m uncomfortable …

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Happy 4th of July!

America eating England expat life

Happy American Independence Day dudes and ladies! Mine started out with a great treat-Jon woke up early and surprised me with American-style pancakes. He’s a keeper, that guy. We didn’t have any syrup, but who cares, right? The weather was completely terrible and rainy for most of the day (and even kind of cold, it’s …

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6 months of living in the UK

England expat life thoughts

My place in Columbus, December 2011. The 28th of June marked my 6 month anniversary of living in the UK. And in accordance with the cliche, time flies when you’re having ______! I wouldn’t┬ánecessarily┬ásay that these first 6 months have been particularly “fun” or superbly magical, by any means, but they haven’t been bad either. …

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Sun-soaked (but not today’s sun)

expat life

Today’s weather was so weird-it rained all morning and most of the afternoon while being pretty darn chilly, then the sun came out and shone brilliantly for a few hours, then it got terribly windy. I saw a rainbow! Oh England…I just never know what to expect with you. Also I now understand why people …

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