Heathrow in Lockdown

In the Air

And… we’re in the air. Chicago to Heathrow is about a 4,000 mile flight. We’ve got a tailwind that varies between 40 and 60 MPH and an airspeed of 560 mph. The outside temp is -65.2 degrees which is cold enough to keep the Pfizer vaccine stable. A bit too chilly for this Florida girl.…

Expat in Portugal

It’s an Adventure

The Adventure Begins… I swear to you, I have an almost completed post on the visa process, but I need to slip this post in as an update. Yesterday, January 4th, was my departure date from the US. Today, January 5th, at approximately 4:00 pm Portugal time, I should have landed and by 6:00 pm,…

ExPat Life

Uncertainties

This is a week of uncertainty. Another strain of Covid has been found and countries are shutting border again. Brexit is not helping—with the UK pulling out of the European Union, I don’t know if EU countries are allowing flights from England to land. My flight goes through Heathrow. A person on one of my…