Expat Living in London

I was recently asked to contribute an article to the expat website World of Expats. This website provides useful information and tips to anyone considering moving overseas on a work assignment. Below is the article I contributed to World of Expats. At the end I provide additional links to the World of Expats site as well as related articles that I have written about expat and … Continue reading Expat Living in London

Another Day in Maya’s London Life

One of Maya’s favorite pass times in London was going on adventurous walks. On this spring morning, Maya took us to some of her favorite London sights and shared some of her thoughts.   At the Wellington Arch “You want me sitting where?” At Buckingham Palace  “I cannot wait for my Corgi friends to come out and play in the Royal Gardens!” Standing by the Red … Continue reading Another Day in Maya’s London Life

London Department Store Offers New Service: Baby Hanging

Yesterday afternoon I was at the Westfield Shopping Center in Shepherd’s Bush (London) killing time while my daughter took her ballet class nearby. I went into the department store, Marks & Spencer, to buy a card and decided to visit the toilet as it is referred to here. As I looked for the ladies’ room I came across the following door. What? Baby Hanging? I … Continue reading London Department Store Offers New Service: Baby Hanging

The Little Venice Walk with Maya

Little Venice is an area of London located north of Paddington, west of St. John’s Wood, and south of Maida Vale. It is a quaint neighborhood named after Venice in Italy because of its waterways that join together in a small central lake where the Paddington arm of the Grand Union Canal and the Regent’s canal meet. Maya and I take this very scenic walk … Continue reading The Little Venice Walk with Maya

A Wee Bit About Our Wee Weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland

(Noteworthy Fact: The Scottish say the word “wee” a lot to mean, small quantity or amount.) Last weekend we visited the beautiful city of Edinburgh, pronounced more like Edinboro.  The “r” is pronounced like a Spanish single “r”. As hard as I tried to pronounce “Edinboro” correctly, the waiter at Mum’s, a delicious Scottish comfort food restaurant, told me he would not bring my beer … Continue reading A Wee Bit About Our Wee Weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland