Tagged: Wanderlust

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Boxing Day in Paris

We love Paris, it’s totally our favourite city in Europe and at Christmas it was enchanting. We had enjoyed a lovely few Christmassy days with family (cooked my first goose which was awesome!) and...

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…and on it goes…

When we returned to the UK in January 2017 we hadn’t really planned on coming back then but reality had inserted itself into our idyll and back we came. Initially we thought we might...

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And on life goes…

I’ve missed writing these last, not so few, months. There’s definitely less to share now that we have settled into life in the British Countryside. But maybe there’s still enough to share that I’ll...

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The Returned

On the days leading up to our return to Nusa Lembongan, Mount Agung on Bali began to grumble while I fretted about a number of things including my increased weight, a result of 8...

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…best laid schemes of mice and men…

When we first had the seemingly crazy idea to leave our jobs, home, family and friends we knew we didn’t want to spend our last year living in central London in our heads imagining...

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Hibernation

After almost six hundred days in weather consistently in the thirties landing in London at minus two degrees was a bit of a shock to the system. The film of tiredness and plane grime covering...

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The Spiral

I was thinking about returning to England, about how we would have come full circle and then about how it seems to me there is no such thing, more a spiral of life that...

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crossroads

After an amazing five hundred and seventy seven days exploring South East Asia we are at a crossroads. Being a diving instructor is certainly not a career move, the pay is awful, the hours long,...

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Christmas in Bangkok

After the excitement of passing my PADI open water scuba instructor exams, it was soon time to leave lovely Panglao and head to Bangkok to await Ma’s arrival for Christmas. Leaving the Philippines was...

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Browsing Bohol

With the start of the PADI Instructor course looming we took the opportunity to explore Bohol before I would have to get down to some serious hours in the classroom. We’d seen various flyers...