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Appreciating life in Brisbane, Australia’s river town

David and Julie Cumberbatch made the move from Leeds to Australia’s east coast, where they are living with their two young children, Jess and Jamie. The following is Angela’s account…. 1,314 more words

International Removals

It's been a while...

Let me start with an apology, it’s been such a long time since my last post that it’s taken me 6 tries to remember my password. 304 more words

Uk To NZ

4 Weeks 5 Days

Not that i’m counting.

Someone asked me the other day how I could know that I would like to be in Canada.  When i told her my reasoning (or lack of and simply a gut reaction), she said she had the same pull to Bath, but once she had been there, it wasn’t anything she expected it to be. 74 more words


When a Child Emigrates - The Effect on the Family Left Behind

Emigrating is a selfish decision.  Yep I’m allowed to say it, I’m the one who emigrated after all.  I made my decision knowing that leaving would upset a lot of people and it made me feel like a horrible, awful person.   1,010 more words


It's Official, my USA Green Card has Arrived!

As soon as I opened my mail box I knew what the envelope inside held.  It wasn’t even a government envelope or anything special, it just had the words PRIORITY MAIL printed in big red letters on the outside.   592 more words


Slowing Down

It has taken me a little over a week this time to slow down to the pace of life people adhere to here. I’m in rural France, in the middle of nowhere really, staying with my parents, their dogs, Zoey’s mum, and a herd of Charolais cows in the pasture next to us. 635 more words



Another week, another hundred freckles! This week was school holidays, not that made any difference to me what so ever, it just meant that there were kids everywhere! 285 more words