Moving from City to Country

Christmas is here

  Well I made it to December, and I’m still here! I thought I’d be drawn back in to London around this time, missing the Christmas lights of the big city and the range of shops for presents. But, no I’ve thoroughly loved being around this month and enjoying a more relaxed approach to Chrstmas. It helps having made friends, I think that’s important at Christmas, and the best news is my family are coming to visit for Christmas – I can’t wait! We’re not your traditional full turkey dinner type family, but this year I’m going all out, a proper country Christmas with all the trimmings. To get my supplies in, I’ve been visiting a few of the farmers markets, looking for local produce full of flavour. The tourist information has a great list of all the local markets. Of course I’m making the meal themed locally, for the ham I’m trying this recipe using local cider which soaks the ham overnight! I’m going down to the Christmas market in a few days to pick up some special gifts and treats. I also managed to drag Pete to the Christmas light switch on at Taunton. This is not something I would normally have done in London, but I loved it – at first we weren’t sure as it was cold and wet, but the atmosphere was brilliant and the hot mulled wine went down a treat! Hope you all have a great Christmas.  ...

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So why Somerset?

Hi there, my name is Sophie and I am an east ender, born and bred.  Love the wholesale jerseys city life, the hustle, the bustle, THE SHOPS! I like meeting my mates for a wander round the market and a few glasses of wine after.  Being in London is being central to everything important in my life but it is also expensive, stressful cheap jerseys and tiring – travelling by tube is not the most pleasant of experiences especially at rush time. So you Idea ask why are you, a bona fide city girl, writing about Somerset? The answer is simple, because of love. I have moved here lock stock and smoking barrel because of my husband. My husband, Pete, was headhunted for another job near his home town of Taunton. Now I knew he has wanted to go back for some time, I know he has lived in London these past 5 years to alles? keep me happy; about time I responded in kind. Now there are a lot of pluses with this job, increased salary, relocation monies To and most of all Pete really wanting to do this particular job. Taking this opportunity also meant I did not need to work full time. We moved here a couple of months and I decided to start this blog to share my adventures in getting to know Somerset and as a way of keeping family and mates in London updated. We are renting a house in Taunton for now, while we look around for where we actually want to live. Pete’s relocation money from his new firm is allowing us to take a little time in deciding. So my plan of action was initially to discover cheap jerseys Taunton and then explore different parts of the county, keeping an eye open for houses and jobs for me., I trained in tourism so I hope I will not have too much trouble getting work. Not too interaktywnymi worried about working until after Christmas though.. In fact I am getting quite excited about getting to know Somerset as what I have found so Welcome far is interesting and...

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