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Eating in England: An Exasperating Experience

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. I tend to not put much stock in stereotypes about countries. I would rather show up without any assumptions, and see what is actually going on. So, when people teased me about moving to England and having to eat […]

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Life in England

A Pastoral Easter

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Happy Easter! I hope you are enjoying a special day. We are just winding down our celebrations, and I thought I would share yesterday’s family outing to a local farm. We went to Alder-Carr farm, which is just half […]

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Life in England

My Ideal Saturday Afternoon.

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. So, we love food. And I really care where our food comes from. I don’t mind going out of my way a bit to get great quality, especially if it means I can buy more for my money. That […]

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Life in England

2012 Intentions

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Happy New Year! Our change-of-year celebration was really fun. We were invited over by our next door neighbors, who I have never had a real conversation with before. They were so sweet to ask us to come to their […]

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A Sheep Called Jake

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Most sheep keep their distance, coolly watching you and your camera from afar. Not Jake. He lives at a farm near us. He has a deep, smooth baritone voice and is very confident.We got the inside scoop on this […]

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Life in England

Daily Photo: All Was Not Lost

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Yesterday we drove an hour to go to an antique fair, with high hopes of buying a bookshelf or two, or at least some interesting objects for a reasonable price. It was a total bust. Everything was insanely overpriced, […]

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Life in England

Daily Photo: Living Lawnmowers, Cambridge

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Along the River Cam, right in the middle of everything, we found a small herd of young cows trimming the grass and… fertilizing. They were very docile, and unperturbed by the crowds around them. I was pleased to find […]

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Travel in England

Weekends Are For Wandering

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. The last two weekends, we haven’t made any real plans. We’ve generally needed some groceries and wanted to get out of the house, but still didn’t have the energy to take on serious explorations of new cities. We have […]

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Life in England

Country Life

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. So, we made it safely to the next chapter of our unusual lives! The leaving from Portland and arriving in London went off without a hitch, and it’s hard to believe we’ve been here for almost two weeks. We […]

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Life in England

Scenes From a Walk

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. There’s nothing like taking a leisurely family walk around the neighborhood on a Saturday morning… Even if it’s June and you still have to wear coats! Something I love about being in Oregon: frequent chicken sightings! One of our […]

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