Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Today marks my two year anniversary of living in London. All day I’ve been thinking about my first day in this amazing city. About my Eurostar pulling into Waterloo station, my boyfriend meeting me with flowers, my dinner at Mint Leaf, and the moment in the taxi when it finally hit me that I had achieved my long time dream of moving to London.
On my one year anniversary I set out some pretty lofty goals for my second year. While I didn’t exactly tack them to the wall and track my progress on a daily basis, I think I did pretty well in accomplishing them.
I added a few more countries to my list, a few new UK cities, and at least four new restaurants with three Michelin stars. I squeezed in a handful of zoos, a smattering of visits from friends and family, and an improvement in the exchange rate (I take full credit for that one). I have attended one more wedding and I have avoided moving flats a third time.
Sadly, the one goal I utterly failed to accomplish was making a pet of my neighborhood fox. I guess there’s always room for improvement. Maybe next year!