Too soon?

The second my fork hit the plate in defeat on Thanksgiving day, I was ready. It’s Chrriiiiiiiiiiistmas! Sod Black Friday and Cyber Monday, bring out the mince pies and ugly sweaters! By many people’s standard (especially Americans), this is normal. But I’m not normally THAT person (though I’ll never turn down a mince pie in … More Too soon?

Back to Reality

The time has finally come. Tomorrow,  I am back in the office. I start working again, after a glorious 14 months off with my little guys.  I struggled at first to adapt to stay at home mum mode – London working mum mode was so full on! But after a while, my brain reset and … More Back to Reality

Dear UK Friends…

Dear UK Friends, This week I’ve enjoyed a few really really overdue phone calls. And as a result,  I feel like a new woman. Recharged. Reconnected. And determined to carry on calling. I can totally understand why some of you feel like I’ve dumped you, so I’m pulling out all the classic lines right now…. … More Dear UK Friends…


While schools in England are only just thinking about breaking up for the summer now, I’m already seven weeks in over here – with FIVE more to go! Longest. Break. Ever. (If I want to make it home to London every year, I really need to look in to this teaching malarkey right? 😉) Yes, … More MY FIRST. AND LAST!