Why you should want to come to Aldershot

A couple of weeks after I moved to Aldershot, I joined a Whatsapp-group with Dutch au pairs. Most of them live in London -because that is where everyone wants to go when they think about moving to England. When I…

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Opening a bank account in England

When you come to the United Kingdom for a longer period of time, you might want to set up a bank account. Unfortunately, this is not as easy as it sounds. In England, you need two things to open a…

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Monthly update: January 2018

It’s been almost one month since I set myself some goals to complete in 2018. In order to make sure that I actually keep up with those goals, I’m going to do these monthly updates on my life. Which was…

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Experience of an Au Pair: Nai La

There are at least 30 au pairs in Aldershot and I’m sure there are even more that we don’t know about. That’s a huge group of au pairs for a town as small as Aldershot. Some of them have been here…

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Goals for 2018

Happy New Year! Hope you had an amazing holiday! Last week, I reflected on the goals I had set myself for 2017 and I actually did pretty well. This upcoming year, I’m setting myself another ten goals and I’m going to…

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Reflecting on 2017

I used to absolutely hate new years’ resolutions. Why wait until the start of a new year to change things and set yourself goals? However,  I decided to try it out and I set myself a couple of goals at…

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Life update

November is over, which means I can no longer use NaNoWriMo as an excuse to not write blog posts. This is going to be a rambly summarization of everything I’ve been doing over the past five weeks. First of all,…

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A Day in Edinburgh

On Tuesday morning, I left Inverness for Edinburgh. This was the second time I’d been to Edinburgh and I absolutely love this city. I only had a day and a half, but as I had previously already spent a couple…

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