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Family Walkabout in Perth, WA

After “sivun” weeks in New Zealand, we’ve landed in Western Australia for the next leg of our family gap-year.

We are technically heading towards winter, but it doesn’t feel that way. 1,370 more words


The Reward of Women in Work

During this election period we’re hearing a lot of YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY SOOOO MUCH TAX IF YOU WANT THAT or YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY FOR THAT YOURSELF. 1,282 more words

General Stuff

Inspirational Travel Books

Alongside exploring new places, taking a year away to travel with my family has given me a certain amount of “free” time. Not as much free time as I expected mind you, because it’s incredible how much time you can use up doing nothing when you’re not worrying about deadlines. 549 more words


On My Way to the Rock Part 2

Prior to my career break I had someone I trust a great deal tell me something I genuinely didn’t want to hear. I’ve been told all my life about my gifts/talents/abilities/calling or whatever you’d like to call it. 634 more words

Speaking To Me

Twelve Nights In A Tin Can, NZ South Island (Part 2)

The first half of our New Zealand road-trip took us from Christchurch to Te Anau, including an amazing visit to see penguins on the Otago Peninsula. 2,056 more words


Twelve Nights In A Tin Can, NZ South Island (Part 1)

Rather than skirting around the details, I intend to give you a full rundown of our twelve days in a campervan at the bottom of New Zealand. 2,355 more words


Traveling the world with my daughter. The best gift ever.

It all started last year around this time.

Mother’s Day was Sunday, May 8th and my daughter’s College Graduation was on Wednesday, May 11th.  We had a nice Mother’s Day celebration with my sister who was visiting, but Graduation Day was special.   845 more words

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