Tuesday Updates: A Girl’s Home is Her Castle

Every Englishman’s home is his castle – but this woman really lives in one! I’m very jealous!

Barb Taub

1545114_10152518184399692_350813276_nSince moving into one corner of a medieval castle in the north of England three years ago, I’ve been living the dream. Apparently, the dream is really, really cold and occasionally in a foreign language. Who knew? But I’ve had a few requests to tell about my life as an American expat, so I’ll try to start posting these updates on Tuesdays.

The main thing to remember about living in a 1000+ year old pile of stone is that the builders were a lot more concerned with discouraging visits from Vikings and Scots than with heat and er… sanitation.

But thanks to the sympathetic current owners of the castle, a new kitchen and bathroom took us past the original builders’ idea of facilities. And I got used to sleeping under three down duvets with a British hottie. On cold nights, I sleep with two of them.

In case you’re planning…

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I'm very intriguing - message me and you'll know - (thinks to himself, "that must be more interesting than the last 'about me' I left"!!) - Well, I'm not that interesting, hope you like what I've written and if you do like it, please feel free to make a comment.
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2 Responses to Tuesday Updates: A Girl’s Home is Her Castle

  1. barbtaub says:

    Thank you so much for the reblog!


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