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Politics || Women’s March – What Next?

 Over 5 million women marched on January 21st worldwide. One of the things that I found most inspiring about the Women’s March was how many people became actively politically engaged for perhaps the first time. It would have been…

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Expat Advice | Applying for a UK Visa (In Person)

Last week, I promised that I’d actually give everyone some tips for preparing for their visa appointments. My dreaded visa appointment came and went several weeks ago, which was a huge relief. The first time that I applied for…

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State of the UK: Family Immigration

Next week, I promise that I will write about my actual experience applying for FLR(M), some of it is boring but some of it might be helpful to others. Today, I want to get on my soapbox for a…

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Christmas 2015 Recap

I’m sure by the end of tomorrow, every person who reads blogs will be sick of reading Christmas recaps, but I’m going to stick to my guns and write one, even if it’s just for myself. Sam and I…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! This marks my 6th, YES SIXTH, Thanksgiving in England. And Sam has been present for every single one of them. Once again, I am thankful for Sam, my rock in England. 2010 – in a study…

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Expat Life || Foods I miss from America

There are a few American foods that get stuck in my head like a culinary itch that I can’t scratch. My list usually includes: chicken biscuits from Chick-fil-A, anything from the Frontier Restaurant in Albuquerque, the turkey salad from…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving dear, dear readers! This is my 5th Thanksgiving in England and that seems like quite a milestone. So far my celebrations have gone like this: Year 1- potluck with fellow American students and friends. Year…