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Homeward bound
Monday, September 15, 2014      2 comments

I am so relieved at the prospect of staying still in our house in New Zealand. Our eldest son has mown our lawns and posted photos on Facebook. There's lots of work on the horizon part of which is gardening. It is spring in New Zealand we dodg... Read more
In Prague
Monday, August 11, 2014      2 comments

We left Southern Germany yesterday, took the train from Lauingen, a small town on the Donau river to Nuremburg. From there we transferred to a bus and drove to the beautiful Prague. It was 37 degrees. Got to our hotel which is ancient as in b... Read more
Count down to Germany
Thursday, July 24, 2014      2 comments

We are on our final few days in Holland. It has been delightful but fraught at times too been at a summer school where we had to face up to a few demons. I thought I'd join the team Weight for God how appropriate is that given what the Summer ... Read more
More lessons to learn
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      1 comments

We´ve only one more day left here in Malaga. Am really looking forward to our next port of call Katwjk en Zee in Holland. Although I haven´t swum since we´ve been here I said to my husband I could do so in the North Sea if we have time. One o... Read more
Another days holiday
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      1 comments

We are enjoying freshly squeezed orange juice at a popular bar in Malaga. And we are on day 2 of our liquid fast back to solids tomorrow. My husband reckons he's noticed a difference in me. He makes veg soups for lunch and dinner and I do a f... Read more
Another day in paradise
Sunday, June 29, 2014      2 comments

Did my 2days on liquids and restarted solids today. We went out last night into the old town of Malaga looking out for a flamenco concert. One had almost finished and the other started at 12.00 midnight, needless to say we sloped off to our fl... Read more
Roasting hot
Thursday, June 26, 2014      2 comments

We'll we both thought life would get a lot easier once our beloved London home was sold but nothing could be more further from the truth. I am happy in New Zealand it's a lovely place but is very easy for us to get drawn into other people's iss... Read more
Early hours in New Zealand
Saturday, January 25, 2014      5 comments

I haven't been able to get onto sparkpeople for a long time thanks to going to stay with family who either don't have the internet or who don't use it like I used to also because they have other restrictions like watching electricity usage etc ... Read more
Catching up
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      3 comments

We're back in London now tying up loose ends. it's been hard and we're in a hotel. I remember when we had our house putting others up and when some of my visitors offered me board I felt a little bit guilty thinking wow they'd given me too muc... Read more
Back iTguan Wales with friends
Thursday, November 28, 2013      7 comments

We left London last week and went North to South Shields in Tyne and Wear where our friend put us up for a week. I have to say it was great being there. Our friend took us along to 2 of his Spanish courses and we did a few walks. Nowadays I w... Read more
What another blog
Monday, November 18, 2013      4 comments

Completed clearing the house just reflected on some of the hard times such as how the place was fallling down around our ears when we first got it and how we struggled to get it together. I know now that keeping the place cluttered made it very... Read more
Our final day at our old addy - reflections
Sunday, November 17, 2013      5 comments

I'm at the neighbours - a flat full of boys from Latvia plus our friends Rod and Rita, Rod is an Aussie and Rita from Latvia. They are amazing all of them, coming to the UK for jobs and taking on those the majority of English would turn their n... Read more
Friday, November 08, 2013      7 comments

On Monday the 4th I was called by the estate agent and solicitor to say our house had been sold. I would've leapt for joy instead I looked at the place and thought of all the work that lay ahead especially as we were given 10 days to the comple... Read more
Home in the green and pleasant England
Monday, October 21, 2013      7 comments

Home away from home and I don't know how long we have left in this house it is on offer to another couple and family. Next place of stay I have to work that one out. Am a bit apprehensive about returning to NZ for good just yet as there's stil... Read more

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