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A Trick of the Tail

Panama is home to some wonderful creatures.

We found this little guy in one of the boys’ bedrooms this morning. All of 5″ long, he was docile until I picked him up. 108 more words


Be Prepared!

This morning we started sorting stuff. How much gear can a family of 5 accumulate? We didn’t think it was going to take us long – we live modestly – but actually we have a lot to sell, to give away, or simply to throw. 130 more words


We're Not Going Anywhere

When I was in high school, my parents were considering emigrating to Australia. They filled in all the forms, took us for medical check-ups and blood tests, but in the end we didn’t go. 674 more words


This is Home

Panama – home for my family and me.

Don’t get me wrong, we love it here. But, you know when you’ve been in a place for so long, sometimes you wonder what it would be like to live somewhere else. 339 more words


I'm alive!

Hello everyone!!! how are you? what have you been up to? :D It’s been a while since I last wrote… but no worries! I’m still alive! 511 more words


A little bit of what you fancy.

We often get asked what we miss most, aside from friends and family obviously. Certain things always spring to mind, for me fish fingers and Galaxy Minstrels, for Dave it’s cheese. 105 more words



Saying goodbye is truly the worst thing about living on the other side of the world. We had the most amazing 2 weeks with my parents and I can’t wait for them to visit again, we’re already planning on doing some proper island hopping with them next time, but actually saying goodbye at the departure gate sucked! 116 more words