Monthly Archives: June 2011

You Cannot be that Serious

From the moment I first considered coming here, I’d thought about how my six year-old would settle in. He’s had no problems making friends before, but those bonds have often been founded on a mutual appreciation and knowledge of a … Continue reading

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Driving in Florida

It’s far easier in Boca than it is in London and Surrey.   It helps enormously that I’ve switched from a recalcitrant manual to a comparatively obsequious automatic, but the difference in traffic still strikes me every time I take to the … Continue reading

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Raging against a Machine

I have to take the kids to a physician so that she can sign the papers confirming that they have received the prerequisite immunisations for summer camp. This is going to be the culmination of months of information requests, clarifications, … Continue reading

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Florida Fauna

Today there was a procession of tradesmen and contractors traipsing through the rental property as a result of my quixotic tilt at activating every service and resolving every issue within 24 hours of arrival.  There was the air conditioning guy, the … Continue reading

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