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This is a blog about an ex-pat Brit with an Australian twang, rediscovering her homeland after 35 years abroad.

The Joy of International Travel in a Pandemic – Episode 2

The Joy of International Travel in a Pandemic – Episode 2

I thought yesterday’s roller-coaster ride had run its course when we finally relaxed over a glass of wine and a middle eastern feast at Za Za Ta. Instead, it reached a crescendo of panic when I received a frantic call from the UK around 8pm.

The Eyes Have it

The Eyes Have it

Go on. I defy you. Look this dog in the eye and say “So long, Molly. We’re off – without you.”
You couldn’t, could you. Neither could we.

I Vote We All Stay Home

I Vote We All Stay Home

I came straight home and told Russell not to go near the place. Don’t vote. Nor will we pay their hypocritical fine.

Have Bags, Will Travel. Maybe

Have Bags, Will Travel. Maybe

Soon we’ll be packing our life into the last of our suitcases and moving to the other side of the world. This hellish decision making process will finally be over.

The Exotic Life of a Digital Nomad

The Exotic Life of a Digital Nomad

Occasionally, I pick up my laptop and amble down to the local beach side café at the end of my lane. Sometimes, I even work from my bed.

Farewell to Cairns

Farewell to Cairns

All journeys start with goodbyes. And that’s what I’m dreading the most. We’ll be back, of course. But that doesn’t make the sadness of leaving any easier.