Spookiness and Peanut Butter Burgers


Replenished with coffee we set off to our new home. It is right in the middle of downtown just near the stunning Wisconsin State Capital Building. Our flat, which is huge, also has a great view looking over Lake Monona. The building managers are also fantastic, I even got a hug off one – I have missed how welcoming the Americans are! Well it was either a welcome or they … Continue reading Spookiness and Peanut Butter Burgers

British Quirkiness


It has been a while since I lived abroad and I had almost forgotten about the shock and excitement of spending a good chunk of time in a new country, or even returning to your home country for a few weeks and the things you dream of before you get there, like beans on toast, Marmite and Cadbury’s! Yes, I certainly had my priorities right … Continue reading British Quirkiness

Back to the Big Apple


The LuLus were headed back stateside again! Finally, as we both had missed it, and this time it was for the rather special occasion of our ‘mini-moon’. What better place the New York City? We just had to get there first. We arrived at our first airport, having skilfully negotiated our bits of uneven height luggage through various car parks, rather than getting the more relaxing … Continue reading Back to the Big Apple

Oktoberfest Spirit and Surfers In The Park


It was  very early start, considering we were on our way to beer tents, but we had to ensure we were there in plenty of time to experience the opening of Oktoberfest! Usually, the beer is flowing form 9am but on the first day the beer is kept securely away from the thirsty hoards until Oktoberfest is officially declared open at midday. After a quick stop … Continue reading Oktoberfest Spirit and Surfers In The Park