Monthly Archives: November 2014

Thursday 13th November – nothing like a bunch kids lined up with Welcome Home Posters

Awesome Welcome Home! I was worried as we headed to Customs that when they saw all the handbags and Moroccan rugs we might have been up for some duty to pay, but Bio security had a few questions to start … Continue reading

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Monday 10th November -Dear Mum, just leaving Malaysia…we’ll be home soon.

Dear Mum, it’s been easy not to miss you as we traveled but when we get home it will be different. Your house is sold and I will steal a glance as we pass. Will they keep the garden as … Continue reading

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Monday 10th November – can you be happy and sad at the same time? Definitely!

We meet Rachel at five ready to go on the Mangrove walk. I say ‘we’ because there is a group of about ten. Gilbert however is going to wait at the bar. He’s checked out the board walk and says … Continue reading

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Sunday 9th November – Beggar man thief – the uncomfortable truth

I was thinking about how when you first arrive somewhere, especially somewhere culturally different to home, you are wide eyed at the colours and noise and horns beeping and the markets. You are not really taking it all in. It’s … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th November – Hungry fish

Yep, those are my legs. I heard there are these fish who love to eat callously feet soooo…. I paid 15MYR for the pleasure, though I’m not sure you could ever call it pleasure. It’s kind’ve gross, a bit like … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th November – Buttons, bobbins and other bits….

Looking through some photos last night and reflecting on the journey. Imagine having a little cottage like this sitting on Brac waiting for us to come and throw open the shutters. Damp wipe the dust off the sills and shake … Continue reading

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A guide to Europe and beyond – Road Rules

I was a little curious to how the road rules work in Europe. Of course there’s the obvious ‘other side of the road driving’ and give way to your right etc, but otherwise funny how you think things should work … Continue reading

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