I've been asked by work to head to London for a year to help build and get my team started across the pond. Woot! It's something I've been wanting to do for years, and Hank was willing to make another huge move for me, so here we go! My start date is September 1, 2006.
I will post to this blog periodically over the next 18 months or so to document our moving process, our adventures living in the UK and traveling abroad.
Here's the FAQ of what we know so far:
Me and Hank at first.
But what about those adorable, well-behaved kitties of yours?
If we don't want to put the cats in quarantine, they have to wait until 6 months after a rabies shot & blood test they got about a month ago. So they will be staying with some friends of ours in Mt View until about November when they'll come over.
How often will you be back?
I may fly back somewhat more frequently for work; I'll let you know when that happens. Hank and I also get one trip back we'll have to use before March. Again, I'll let you know what we schedule. We will most likely spend the holidays over in the UK.
What will you do with the house?
Dunno yet - we might rent it, we might not.
Where in London will you live?
I'm heading over there in July for a few weeks and will look for places while I'm there. Many flats come furnished, so most of our stuff will be in storage.
Will there be a spare room? Cuz I'm totally coming to visit!
We'll definitely look for a 2 bedroom place. No worries. Reservations will be on a first-ask first-served basis. ;)
What'll Hank be doing?
That's still being sorted out. He'll have a work visa for England, so no slacking for him, even if he says it's for "research".