Tagged with homesickness

We’ve been in Houston 1 whole year

This time last year we left our house in Reading early in the morning, when it was still dark, having said goodbye to our friends and family during the previous week.   I cried all the way to the airport, at the airport and on the plane!  The plane left for Houston at 10.25am on 24th … Continue reading

Why can’t we do school on the internet?

Today the girls are both feeling very homesick, particularly the Big One who was so distraught I thought she was going to be sick and we had to ring my Lovely Husband to calm her down on the way to school this morning. It’s horrible to see them so upset and not have the right … Continue reading

It’s hard to be back in Houston

So we’re back from nearly 2 weeks in the UK and it feels almost as hard coming back to America as it did when we first arrived. The girls are very cross about coming back as they had so much fun at home with their friends and all our family. And they really don’t want … Continue reading


We’ve loved watching all things Jubilee-related during the last week.  One surprising side effect was that all the celebrations made me feel very home sick (as well as patriotic!)  I hadn’t expected to feel this way but even Americans I’ve spoken to this week are feeling homesick for the UK!  One lady, who lived in … Continue reading