Archive for November, 2010

30 November 2010 Snowy South Downs

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

It was AC’s last day at Linden Lab. It was Sam’s last day at Brighton and Hove Gymnastics. And it was the first snowfall in Sussex! The snow didn’t stick on the coast in Brighton, but Sam and I got to see some snowy fields as we trained to the northeast to Lewes for a […]

29 November 2010 Packed

Monday, November 29th, 2010

28 November 2010 Packing

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

27 November 2010 Chocolat chaud

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

We took a break from purging and packing to go out for hot chocolate on St. James Street.

26 November 2010 Here We Go Again

Friday, November 26th, 2010

About this time one year ago we were getting ready to move to the UK. AC’s employer had made us a fabulous offer: go and live in Brighton for a minimum of a year. We’ll send you over, store your stuff in the US, and help you find temporary housing in the UK. When you’re […]

25 November 2010 Thanksgiving in Brighton

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

24 November 2010 The Night Before the Ex-pat Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

This will be my third ex-pat Thanksgiving but my first time actually cooking the bird abroad. I’m a little nervous. We have a convection oven with a grill element and after nearly 9 months I still don’t have the hang of it. Things are always turning out… crisp. My first ex-pat Thanksgiving was in France […]

23 November 2010 One Week Left

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

November is Sam’s last month of gymnastics here. She’ll miss tumbling in a church every week.

22 November 2010 Gaggle of Geese

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

At Queen’s Park.

21 November 2010 Undercliff Walk

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

From Rottingdean to Brighton Marina.

20 November 2010 Carousel at Night

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Well, just. See that dark blue in the background? That’s the evening sky at 4:35PM. Today AC returned home from a week in Boston wrapping some things up with the soon-to-be-ex-employer. After a nap, he suggested that we spend some tokens we had leftover from our last trip to the pier. I think AC enjoyed […]

19 November 2010 Clock Tower, 5:30PM

Friday, November 19th, 2010

18 November 2010 Home Ed Home Ec

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Today the kids made chocolate cakes in a cup: cocoa, flour, sugar, oil, egg, milk + two minutes in the microwave = yum.

17 November 2010 Chestnut Vendor

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

16 November 2010 Balance

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

If it’s Tuesday must be gymnastics.

15 November 2010 St. Ann’s Well Gardens, Autumn Edition

Monday, November 15th, 2010

14 November 2010 Lunch Date

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

Lunch date at Indian Summer was good. So good that I gobbled my meal up before I could take a photo of it and thus turned the camera on my dining companion (who is a bit weary of this project 365 thing of mine 🙂

13 November 2010 My New Do

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

This is what happens when I wake up in the morning, decide I’m sick of my hair, go to a drop-in hairdresser and tell her to “use her creativity.” The straight hair will be gone with the first wash though. But until then, I’ll have to suffer lots more funny looks from the husband and […]

12 November 2010 Red Man in the Rain

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Sam and I have decided that the “Green Man” likes to sleep on the job in central Brighton. He’s rarely seen and when he deigns to make an appearance, it’s a flash, a blink, a wink. You can’t get across the street before it’s “Red Man” rising. So what do Brightonians do? They pretty much […]

11 November 2010 Dragon

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Sam and Cerys have quite different interests. When they play together Cerys is usually a superhero while Sam is a princess. (Although, the other day my girl said she was a superhero ballerina, so Cerys is having some influence on her). But both the superhero and the princess share a love of dragons.