Settling in to London life

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As of today I’ve been in England for 45 days.

I’ve been up to York and walked along the walls, seen York Minster, Walked up on the North Yorkshire Moors, been to lots of pubs, been welcomed in to people’s homes to spend Christmas and New Years. I’ve been driven through old towns, slept the night in a dilapidated manor in the name of art, wandered the streets of London, partied till dawn and practiced yoga with one of my idols and made lots of new friends…

Needless to say its been a wicked time.

But now I’m ready to get settled in to living and working in London. The whole reason I decided to move here was because I just wanted to change the focus of my life to what I wanted rather that the life I was leading previously which was wholly focused on what other people wanted. That might sound a little selfish but I know that changing my life focus to be on what makes me happy I will then be in a position to actually help others more.

So now the challenge has been finding something that I want to do and finding someone who will give me the opportunity to do it. My work experience has been mostly in Finance Administration and not much else but I’m hopeful that the right opportunity will come along.

I feel like I am exactly where I need to be right now. I love London. I love my new friends. I love my old friends who have settled here and I love getting to know my cousins. Now is the time to get settled in, put my backpack away and create the life that I think I deserve…

Now back to finding the perfect flat…

Jessica xx

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6 thoughts on “Settling in to London life

    Rebecca Litchfield said:
    January 30, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    So glad you came to London x

    Chris said:
    January 30, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    London is a wonderful city. Kind of jealous. Cheers!

    architactually said:
    January 31, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    just the best for you and i hope that you will find what you are looking for !!!

    Gordon C Burns said:
    February 7, 2014 at 10:47 am

    Welcome to England. Glad your settling in okay.

    Liesa Malik said:
    February 14, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    I hope you enjoy your life in London. I lived there for a year in the early 1970s and while I think a lot has changed, there is even more to enjoy in the history and people there. Good luck to you.

    Graeme Voigt said:
    April 6, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    WOOOHH! Enjoy! It’s an exciting time isn’t it? I still love it here since moving here in September last year. So much to see and do, it never ends!
    Glad you are enjoying yourself!

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