First Month in England (in photos)

My next post was going to be my ‘best of the USA road trip’ list, but as time has gone on, I just haven’t finished it. It feels more appropriate and exciting to share some photos from my time in England so far. This Sunday marks one month since I touched down at London’s Heathrow airport. One month already? When did that happen?!

Since I’ve only spent a total of about five weeks in the UK over the past seven years since Andrew & I have been together, it still feels new and incredibly exciting to me. I know my way around the village of Stansted, where I am staying the majority of the time, and I can easily make my way around many familiar parts of London. However, there is still something new to see every day.

The first month in England has seen lots of much-needed family time, including memorable moments with our two nephews and one niece here. We’ve been to playgrounds and the zoo with them, as well as playtime & crafts at home. Andrew’s family is, and always has been, so kind and welcoming to me. The first month has also seen countless cups of tea with digestive biscuits ((I love dipping them in peppermint tea mmmm we are missing out on these, America)). And also some notably fantastic meals & desserts cooked by my mother-in-law at home in Stansted, and soon to be sister-in-law, Rosie, while in London. We’ve also had several delicious pub meals, of course!

I will post the ‘best of the road trip’ another day. Here are some photos of the first month here. Looking forward to several more. Have a wonderful weekend!



^^such fun with these three little people

^^London is truly magical at Christmastime

^^majestic Tower Bridge



^^so many ice skating rinks dotted around London

^^lovely day spent at London’s Borough Market

^^a visit to the London Zoo


^^Sunday roast at the pub with the Darbyshire fam

^^Trinity College in Cambridge

^visiting Andrew’s Grandma in Cambridge. She’s 98!

^^we have been so spoiled with meals while here! when mr & mrs d went out to dinner, I had beans on toast & Andrew had Twiglets for dinner.

Lots more to come from the UK!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Kate says:

    How sweet are those kids! Adorable! Looks like you are having some fabulous moments and the pics to prove it. Love seeing your adventures.
    Great Christmas card! 🙂 Mine might get out by

    1. Mary says:

      Aren’t they sweet?! We have the cutest 9 (!) nieces & nephews ever!

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