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Taking the kids to Houston, TX

On telling polite inquirers that we were taking the kids to Houston for Thanksgiving, the reaction was consistently ‘Why?’ The top three factors in our decision were, in no particular order: I read something about a boardwalk resort the kids … Continue reading

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We’re back in the house!

There’s still a smell of smoke when you first walk in, but we don’t notice it any more. That’s not to say other people won’t however, so not only will they know us as ‘those English people’, but they will … Continue reading

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Tweeting while my Home Burns

Driving back from the store in near-darknessĀ at 3.30 on Friday afternoon, the intensity and simultaneity of thunder and lightning all around us make me realise that it’s not often I’ve been directly beneath a storm. Or not one like this … Continue reading

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