Discovering Scotland

The land of Macbeth, William Wallace and Bonnie Prince Charlie. Tasty treats of neeps, tatties, tablet and Haggis. In the middle of summer, I escaped from the heat of London to the rainy days of Scotland. It was one of the best decisions I could have made. Even though it’s not far from England, Scotland … More Discovering Scotland

The Tower of London

November 11 is an interesting day to experience in London. While in the United States it is Veteran’s Day, in the UK and Commonwealth it is both Armistice Day and Remembrance Day. These holidays are observed to remember those who fought in England’s wars, primarily the Great War (WWI). Everyone wears a red poppy to commemorate … More The Tower of London

Things I’ve Learned Since Moving to London, Part II

Because this is a never-ending learning experience… 1.) The British love fireworks. 2.) You say “sorry” for everything. Really, you apologize all the time. 3.) Christmas is a HUGE thing here. I guess that’s what happens when you don’t have Thanksgiving to celebrate. 4.) There is a difference between a bus and a coach. (A … More Things I’ve Learned Since Moving to London, Part II