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Snake bites and spiders – An Ozzie First Aid course

It’s been a few years since I’ve done a first aid course and I figured better to do one in Oz and learn about all the many creepie crawlies and slithery snakes that can poison us! It was a great … Continue reading

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I've got a new mole! Uuur that's not a mole…

We have found the wonderful Whiteman Park for the kids and have been there several times for a really good play, kick around (see nannan in goal!) and a tram ride to the mussel pool. Yesterday we came home with … Continue reading

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Mullets and tatts

So a night out in the burbs of Western Australia (WA). My sister’s local bar had a Guns n Roses tribute act. Amazed by the mullets, the tatts and the dancing. Brought home the difference in culture with WA being … Continue reading

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When your creche is so delicious you just wanna eat it…

Bethany and Ben-Gaius go to the most amazing creche in Luxembourg Crèche Cannelle et Caramel. We were really sad to say goodbye to them, they are our creche family. Here are a few photos of Bethany and Ben-Gaius’ farewell parties. … Continue reading

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Ditched some luggage and headed to Dubai

People keep asking us ‘how do you pack for 10 months away?’ The honest answer is we don’t know. We have had a steep learning curve with this one! Dragging two big suitcases, two rucksacks, a pram with tired children … Continue reading

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Serendipitous Dubai

One of the highlights of Dubai was catching up with the old Vodafone crew at the ever so hospitable Tim and Ali’s. Who could imagine that so many ex-Vodafone people would be in the same place at the same time! … Continue reading

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Midnight feasts!

Our kids are struggling to adapt to the timezone and have found that midnight feasts are the way forward. We were a little worried about Weetabix not being the same as what they know & love, but they have been … Continue reading

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Pool Time

First dip in the pool at Russell’s sister Helen and husband Eamonn’s. Bethany’s first time swimming with a noodle! She now has a Frozen lifejacket and it embracing life as a water baby.

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Atlantis – it isn't a myth!

We decide to splash out at the start of our trip and are staying at the Atlantis Palm! Our room is a 93 sqm Terrace Club Suite so that means we get extras included in our stay, so basically we … Continue reading

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Paris here we come!

After some procrastination and way too many internet searches we took the plunge and bought our tickets to start out journey! We start off for Paris this Friday 11th November 2016 on the TGV. I am so excited but a … Continue reading

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