As the UK celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II with a 4 day weekend,
I was overwhelmed with love for this adopted country of mine.
I may not have been born here,
but this country, with its amazing energy, welcomed me in with open arms
when I was barely 19.
It let me grow and develop into the person I needed to be,
not the one my birth country thought I should be.
It opened my senses,
taught me to trust my instincts, live bravely,
and let my hair down.
It is home.
Thank you! Love you always! xx