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

Australia, Random Ramblings, United Kingdom

So When Will You Move Back to Australia?

We used to get this question a lot when we lived further North.  Most people in our little English village couldn't comprehend why we would choose their damp (and gorgeously lush and green) little village over living an hour away from a beautiful sandy beach in Australia. In London we don't get this question very… Continue reading So When Will You Move Back to Australia?

Australia, Travel

Our Holiday in Australia (Part 2) : Sandy Cracks and Ice Cream by the Beach

The second week we spent at Coolangatta on the Gold Coast in an apartment overlooking the beach. It was all kinds of awesome and these white pom's despite several layers of sunscreen and ridiculously big hats managed to get a tan (okay, so my foundation remained "Ivory" but I got to use the brand that's… Continue reading Our Holiday in Australia (Part 2) : Sandy Cracks and Ice Cream by the Beach