So what is life like living in St Andrews? We have been here six weeks now and of course it hasn't been all work, work, work. Firstly, the weather has been amazing, totally above our expectations for this time of year in Scotland. We had one day of rain in the first 3 weeks - … Continue reading Feeling at home – away from home!
What a week. We knew it would be a different experience, but where to begin? Our first day started at 6am on Monday morning with a very thorough welcome and induction by the Director of Green-keeping for the Links Trust. We were then handed over to our Course Managers who took us on a full … Continue reading Our first two weeks in the ‘Auld Grey Toon’
Firstly, apologies for no recent updates, it has been a hectic few weeks following our recce. Since then, as well as carrying on normal day to day stuff like work, socialising and visiting or being visited by friends and family, we have had loads of admin type stuff to sort out, as well as a … Continue reading Nearly time to go
So we have the jobs that we wanted. Now we just need to sort out where we are going to live and when and how we are going to move up to St. Andrews. And the minutiae like what are we going to do about our post for the next 7 months. The Director of … Continue reading Prepare, prepare, prepare.
It is March 2018 and my husband and I are preparing to leave Deal for the summer. We are off to St Andrews, Scotland to spend the summer green-keeping on the world famous golf courses for the St Andrews Links Trust. How has this happened? After 6 years happily working and living in Deal, Kent … Continue reading What an adventure!