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Category: England Adventure

Debbie’s first week impressions

10 days in and finally sleeping through the night. Jet lag has been overcome, thankfully and I am feeling human again. After such drama and intense anticipation of receiving my certificate of entitlement, immigration was laughable in its casualness! It took me longer to walk from the plane to the immigration station as it did …

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Welcome to Chichester!

I finally entered Chichester on Sunday afternoon, Sep 7th. It was a long travel day(s) – stopped over at JFK for a few hours and then once finally reaching London, Heathrow, it took about an hour before I was walking out of the airport. Then it was a two hour drive southwest to Chichester, arriving …

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Finally on the way – BUT

Debbie’s Certificate has not come in this week so we have decided that I should go ahead and get to England and start to get ourselves settled. Debbie will stay back in Newport Beach, where we’ve been for the last week. She is among family so well taken care of and not alone. That makes …

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All dressed up and no where to go!

We have spent almost a year preparing for this trip to England and we are just about ready to take off. On Labor day we officially left the house with everything packed and ready to ship as well as suitcases to carry with us. ┬áThe renters moved in on 2 Sep, so we had to …

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Are you kidding?

If an adventure was what we were looking for that is what we have – and we have not even left the country yet. In addition to my pursuit of a clock making education, this year away is also providing a much deserved career break for my wife, Debbie. After all, she has been working …

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Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy the Ride!

Over the next 18 months we will be taking you on an adventure to England where I will be studying clock restoration and conservation. Officially, I will be getting a Master’s degree in Conservation Studies from West Dean College near Chichester. If you followed my blog last year as I went on a clock tour …

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