I’ve been taking lots of video footage but unfortunately by the time we have finished the day, I am absolutely stuffed and unable to do the video editing required to cut out all the boring and naff bits … who knew taking a year off would be so busy and exhausting! So … I decided […]

Vancouver is very cyclopolitan … and we loved it!

Here is our video from Hawaii: Helmets are optional for all two wheeled vehicles … bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles. There were also an awful lot of mobility vehicles about … you can even rent them for your stay. I suggested that the Husband and I rented a couple just for the full Hawaiian experience but […]

17th March, 2014 Our first stop on the trip was staying with friends in Melbourne because I anticipated that I, at least, would need some space to recover from getting away from NZ with the Husband and luggage intact and the apartment and Daughters correctly set up. I was not wrong! The last few days […]

Check out the first of our videos about the Trip …. Of course it would be great if you ‘liked’ it or commented and let us know what you think …. Sydney next stop!

As promised, here are the apps that we have either found invaluable to planning so far or have loaded up on the phone for use while away. Trello – this is a really handy list making tool that has completely overseen our preparation and kept us on track. “Trello is a free web-based project management […]

The website You might have noticed that the website looks a little different this week. This is because I have moved it. I decided that I didn’t want to be bothered with techy website headaches while we are away as I will probably be pretty occupied with coming to grips with our new ‘footloose and fancy free’ […]

It feels like spring this weekend and we’re coming out of hibernation. We have been quietly working away on a couple of things and have done very well with the saving and loosing weight targets. I now have significantly more money and less husband than a few months ago – good result! We still have […]