Random Ramblings

Living in the Past and the Future, but not the Present…

I'm mulling over some ongoing patterns in my thinking and behaviour around life and big life changes. I have a terrible habit of romanticizing a place both before living there (so when making the decision to move there) and after living there (so when preparing to pack up and leave for a different location).  This… Continue reading Living in the Past and the Future, but not the Present…

Australia, Random Ramblings, Travel, United Kingdom

Putting Down Roots

...but where?  -- and do we really, truly want to? When you've lived most of your life reaching for a better life, making one decision after another in the pursuit of financial security for your family, it comes as a bit of a shock when you're finally there!  Our lives up until this point have… Continue reading Putting Down Roots

Minimalism

Part 2, Our Slow Move Towards Minimalism: A Move Abroad…

{ For the first installment, here's Part One   } The next step in our journey from the chaos of our sloppy, messy, 'pile-filled' home to a more minimalist approach came in early 2009. In late 2008 Mitch came home from work after a conversation with some of his work mates and asked me, 'Hey… Continue reading Part 2, Our Slow Move Towards Minimalism: A Move Abroad…