The tram lines are open, city blockades have lifted and Manchester is stronger together than ever before. When we were moving to the UK it was important for me to live in a place we wouldn’t feel like outsiders. I wanted to walk amongst the locals and feel like I was one of them – … More #ilovemcr
ANZAC Day is a sombre experience. Children grow up learning April 25th is not a happy or heroic day in Australia. It is a day of remembrance and reflection. Each year city streets are lined with volunteers selling small poppy flower pins and brass broaches to raise money for veterans. And on the day we hold … More ANZAC Day as an expat
You would think that after moving overseas I would be more excited about the 17th century church down the road rather than grocery shopping. But, then again, for those that know me and my obsession with markets and local produce this may not come as such a surprise. While some of my cooking (mainly baking) … More Sweet potato and cranberries
In public relations looking through data, measuring statistics, and tracking consumer demand is a huge component to planning and implementing campaigns. How would you even begin to justify a budget for a campaign video without a small history of how video content has become a preferred source of information? You simply couldn’t. Well, you could, but then … More Cookie monsters or helpers?
Job hunting can take many shapes and forms over a number of hours, days, weeks, months and eons. Patience is a virtue that decides to wander a bit when it has been doing well for so long, and usually does this around the one month mark. I don’t know where it goes or what it … More The one month itch
**EDIT: It is amazing how quickly the legislation around bank accounts is changing after Brexit. Since first writing this post the restrictions around the proof of address needs are even stricter. A utility bill and lease agreement from a registered letting agency (not private landlord or “agency”) is the only way you will be accepted … More Opening a UK bank account