Monthly Archives: April 2012

The waiting game

After the first flurry of paperwork, research and telling everyone about our exciting plans, it seems that we are at a standstill at the moment. We have been working hard on on the initial things that need to be done … Continue reading

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People’s reactions

It is interesting how¬†people react so differently when we tell them about our trip. We noticed that the closer people are to us – and in particular to our children – the more negative the reaction to our plan. Logical … Continue reading

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Promotion at work. Typical!

Of course now that we have decided ‘to leave it all behind’ and have an adventure, John gets promoted at work. Bloody typical! Just as you don’t really care about your career and have decided on a different parth. It … Continue reading

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How to prepare young children for a long trip?

Our children are 6, 5 and 1, how do you prepare those little minds for the adventure that we are going to have? Obviously the 1-year old doesn’t need to know much and will just tag along, but the older … Continue reading

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