eing on a budget in New Zealand doesn't mean you cant spend your days soaking and relaxing like a millionaire. Hidden treasures in any tourist destination are not hard to find if you know where to look. If you're looking for family-friendly natural...read more
Before we emigrated to New Zealand and were living in England, homeschooling or home education whatever you wish to call it, was something that had always interested me. Two things stopped me. Having a huge mortgage meant that we couldn’t survive on one wage alone. I owned and ran a café at the time, and I certainly wasn’t going to take two kids under 7 with me to work. Can you imagine? Sonny would have eaten all of the profits for a start. And secondly, I was under the impression that homeschoolers were a bit weird – another reason I didn’t try harder to make homeschooling an option.Homeschooling remained a distant fantasy. And off to school, they went.read more
Can We Leave Everything Behind for a Year? s it possible to leave everything behind for a whole year? The house, the job, the schooling, the bills. The dog. Is that possible? Leave everything behind and go and travel the world. Take two teenagers,...read more
Fiverr is an online marketplace where freelancers from around the world offer all sorts of tasks and services. The cheapest service will cost you… you guessed it, a fiver and the most expensive being around the $500 mark (US).
Is it legit? This is the question we n…read more
In August this year, we will have been living the dream in New Zealand for 8 years. I can't quite believe it. It seems just yesterday that we made the decision to emigrate to New Zealand from the UK. 8 years. So much has happened in that time. Brian and a partner...read more
A Note of thanks and to ask you for one more thing. This is a little note to all of you lovely followers who clicked the follow button on my WordPress site. Firstly, thank you! Secondly, I have some very exciting changes about to happen in my life. I haven't announced...read more