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Spies, sex, and snow - a new 'Fairytale'

It’s December 13 and I’ve yet to hear ‘Fairytale of New York‘. Is that a record? (Sorry.)

After 30 years of the song every Christmas, this is probably not a bad thing. 501 more words

Cormac Looney

A Negative Start

Emigrating is not for the faint-hearted. My eyes constantly pricked with tears as just about everything I did or saw had the capacity to invoke a treasured memory. 882 more words


Is the grass greener?

So I’ve just sat down in Coffee Culture (coffee shop near my house, sells ‘healthy’ peanut butter cups, I may or may not have just eaten one in less than 60secs) I’ve realised I haven’t written a blog post in a little while so thought why not write one now! 707 more words


Make Money, Be Happy

The secret to starting a good day, make money in the first hour of waking up.

It wasn’t a lot of money; but more than I had when I woke up, and now there’s a bit less clutter in the house.  830 more words

The Cobbled Trail

Avalanche Peak

Over the weekend we decided to make the most of our new surroundings and headed out to Arthur’s Pass – a mere 2 hour drive away. 224 more words


Walk your path

Have you ever walked a path that wasn’t yours? I did. And I think most of us do from time to time. The question is what you do with this feeling. 407 more words


Between England & Iowa: A Year In The Life Of An Emigrating Wife Book!

Yes that’s right, not only is Between England & Iowa my travel and lifestyle blog, it is now a book!  “Between England and Iowa: A Year In The Life Of An Emigrating Wife” is my story all about the realities of expat life.   682 more words

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