What to Expect When You’re Expecting (in the UK)

As those who regularly follow this blog know, Mr Anglophile and I recently welcomed Little Anglophile, who, of course, is the perfectest little’un ever to make guest appearances on a non-parenting blog. Becoming a parent is a crazy thing, both during the leadup and the aftermath, but luckily here in the UK, we have a lot of support to make that transition as smooth as … Continue reading What to Expect When You’re Expecting (in the UK)

God Bless the NHS

There seems to be a fair bit of dissatisfaction with the NHS in the UK, but after having had some experience with it firsthand, I think the complainers just haven’t ever had to deal with the alternative: the hopelessly broken for-profit health insurance and healthcare system we have in the States. Granted, I haven’t had to go to hospital for anything (yet), so my experience … Continue reading God Bless the NHS