Posts with Label: Winter

Snow and Magic

Snow and Magic

Winters in England aren’t terribly cold temperature-wise, but the damp and wind seem to creep in and settle in your bones sometime in November and there they remain until June.  I never can seem to get warm, even though the temperatures rarely dip below freezing. I don’t mind the cold really, never have.  Anyone can […]

Spring Tease

Spring Tease

It was almost 60 degrees here Sunday and the respite from the damp and windy cold of an English winter was most welcome. Matt and I have taken to going on walks on the weekends, although unlike our British neighbors who trek out rain or shine, we mostly stick with shine.  Cold we can bear, […]

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

We went to Edinburgh, Scotland for a weekend in November and absolutely loved it.  We actually took the kids out of school and left on Thanksgiving Day — Matt is on a US holiday schedule even here, so he had a long weekend and we wanted to make the most of it.  The kids’ school […]

Edinburgh Christmas Market

Edinburgh Christmas Market

Our weekend trip to Edinburgh brought us to our very first European Christmas Market.  It was like a fairy tale. Gorgeously decorated stalls stretched in every direction offering lovely handcrafted gifts, delicious food, and plenty of holiday kitsch.  It was glorious, Christmas-carol-filled, pine-scented perfection.  And in the center of the market, a lovely little skating […]

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