Tag Archives: life

That’s a lot of tea…

Today marks 5 years of living in London – approximately 4 years longer than we had expected to stay and 5 years longer than my parents hoped I’d be away.  Talking numbers it also means Over £5,000 in tube fares … Continue reading

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Is there a doctor in the pond?

After spending the entire day yesterday in my pj’s on the couch it was time to get out into the real world again – it seems that 2011 has brought with it a new spa in the area… Yes that … Continue reading

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Driving fail(s)…

So we are back home for a visit and out of pure necessity I have been spending between 1 and 3 hours in a car each day…a few things have changed since I have last driven 1) GPS was invented … Continue reading

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C’est l’halloween

Last night we went on a zombie themed pub crawl in celebration of our friend’s 30th birthday and halloween.  I hadn’t done the whole gory costume thing before and have always had an aversion toward fake blood so wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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Spooky toothpaste

Halloween here doesn’t come with as much of the hoopla as it does in Canada and the US.  It does seem that people do dress up for parties.   After a discussion with a colleague however we realised that their … Continue reading

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Spring ahead fall behind

Today we set our clocks back an hour and when discussing it with some Brits on Saturday night I recited the ‘spring ahead fall behind’ rhyme to them as they were saying they could never remember which way the clocks … Continue reading

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Hold please…

Want to know how I spent some of my weekend?  I complained….to three different companies and feel much better about it – it’s very therapeutic (and sometimes beneficial). I complained to Barclays because someone has opened an account at their … Continue reading

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Still doubling up on the hand sanitizer

Thought you would want a little update on the swine flu situation. 1) The neighbour is alive and fully recovered from his bout with swine flu and the bonus is that he has given up smoking so now I can … Continue reading

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Here piggy piggy piggy

Recently, the government changed their policy on swine flu from containment to treatment  – basically they have stopped physically testing for swine flu so if you think you have it, you stay home and call the NHS (National Health Service) … Continue reading

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(Another) Unwelcome guest

Suffering from a severe form of the heebie jeebies…was talking to my parents on skype then turned around and saw this crawling up the wall. Unfortunately I didn’t have the chance to stick something up beside this beast to show … Continue reading

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