Quite a few people have asked me how our plans to emigrate are coming along. Well, it's a very, very slow process and there isn't a huge amount to tell you. We're moving forward but there's a lot of waiting between each stage. As each phase of paperwork gets submitted we're preparing the paperwork for the next application so we can keep everything moving without any unnecessary delays. We should have more news around Christmas, so watch this space.A sunny beach picture of Exmouth in Western . . . Keep Reading
What to do with your pet when you move to Australia
I'm pleased to see the back of last week. It was a long slog but we made it. As you saw in my last post, the kids all came down with chicken pox last Monday. By Wednesday they were all smothered in painful blisters. Nobody was sleeping at night (that includes me) and there were a lot of tears (that includes me too). Then on Wednesday we said goodbye to Ted our labradoodle. . . . Keep Reading
Decision made…Australia here we come!
Regular readers and Twitter followers will know that my family and I had arrived at a crossroads a couple of months ago. We were debating whether to relocate in the UK or follow a dream that had been with us for the past four years and emigrate from the UK to Australia. It was a really difficult decision and was something we debated over long and hard. Thankfully, one minute everything seemed complicated and murky, and the next it was crystal clear.Husband and I came to the same conclusion . . . Keep Reading
Should we stay or should we go? To relocate in the UK or move to Australia
I'm in a huge dilemma at the moment about where to live. We seem to have narrowed it down to three options, but none of them are easy: move to ...the Isle of Wight...Cornwall ...or Australia! . . . Keep Reading