The Waiting Game…is Over…Sort of

Well, I (Lorrie) got onto the JET 2016 programme! Very exciting news and makes our move to Japan MUCH closer. July to be exact… DJ is on the alternate list, which means he may get a position but it is unlikely to be near me as he wasn’t upgraded in the first round. We are…

Explosions in the Sky After Another Star was Added

On Thursday 21 April 2016 we all learnt that the artist Prince had died. ¬†Shocking news to many, not least of all Dan and I. Prince was an true icon and legend and major influence on us growing up. He spoke of being different; exploring yourself; being creative and unafraid. Only his words can express…

Spring is the Air

Everywhere you look around! It has been a weekend of beautiful sunshine, showers and flowers. We bought some daffodils to make the most of their bloom and the flat is smelling wonderful! Birds nests are being built in every available space and our canaries have, alarmingly, started kissing. This is how they start to show…

My Brummy Apartment

Another day another work trip. This time to our Midlands office based in the centre of Birmingham. The trip alone is not worth writing about, rather this is a brief post about about my huge apartment… I booked a cheap room through Premier Suits (sounds dead posh like). I was expecting student digs with a…

Jack Garratt’s Trip Down Memory Lane

Last night, Dan and I spent the night in Leeds after seeing Jack Garratt play at the critically acclaimed (in some circles) Stylus Leeds Student Union. Quite the venue delight… Garratt was enjoyable to watch as a talented one-man band. However, the real story here was the trip down memory lane and near death experience….

Playing the Waiting Game…

The waiting game is not fun to play, but currently is a game Dan and I are heavily involved in! To take my mind off this, I decided to read some waiting game peotry… “It seems we wait and wait and wait for something all our days. And the time we spend waiting provides us…