Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da

expat life

Sometimes the sun comes out, and the temperature rises, and it seems like summer has finally arrived. And then you see a lady walking down the street with a bird on her shoulder and you’re like “Damn. Today really is a good day.” Thanks for a beautiful summer’s day Brighton!

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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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A Brighton Beach Picnic

England

Yesterday was perfect. The weather has taken a turn for real summer, with temperatures in the mid to high 70s, tons of sunshine, and hardly any of the cloud cover that is so expected around here. (Are you tired of hearing me talk about the weather yet? Maybe the Brits really are rubbing off on …

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Pink sky at night

expat life travels

Today the sky reminded me of the endless days that made up my life in the Marshall Islands, watching the weather creep so slowly toward us, the clouds and rain seemingly moments away from unleashing thick drops on our heads, relinquishing us from the constant heat,  but in truth they were so far away, over …

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Respite

expat life

The immensely sad pity party of a blog post of last week was apparently read by some higher ups in charge of English weather, as it was immediately followed by one of the most beautiful weekends we’ve had in months-very literally since the beginning of March. Three days of sunshine. Three. Glorious. Days. Some fluffy …

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A break from the gray

expat life

Today the sun came out! It was kind of miraculous really. Today was a bank holiday but alas, I had to work.  And I went to work… grudgingly. The streets were bare and the city looked like a ghost town at 8:30-the only other people out and about looked as miserable as I did. No …

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