Monthly Archive: January 2011


London Eye

To celebrate the end of our first week in London, we ventured out for our first family trip to Central London.  We loaded the kids up in the double Bob Jogging Stroller and heading for the tube station. We weren’t sure how many stairs or escalators we would have to navigate with the stroller.  It wasn’t easy navigating the turnstiles, escalators and foot traffic, but we managed just fine. Our plan was to head south on the Northern Line to the Embankment station and either head right to Big Ben or left to London Bridge. In the end, we chose...


London – First Impressions

We’ve arrived in London. So far, it is better than we expected it would be. Back in November, I visited 11 rental properties and chose the oldest and crummiest one, but in the best location. I started talking it down to Dave, to ensure he wouldn’t be disappointed when we got here. Thankfully, it now seems delightful! While we were in Pennsylvania (visiting Dave’s family for a few days before coming to London) a relocation service hired by Skype was kind enough to come to our flat, meet a rental furniture delivery company, and route our furniture to the right...