Wine O’Clock. What’s on Top? Liz & Brian Discuss: Why You Need Time Alone.

Wine O’Clock. What’s on Top? Liz & Brian Discuss: Why You Need Time Alone.

This week’s podcast is brought to you by me (Liz) and my husband Brian.

It is brought to you with love. And with wine and with sushi.

This is a different kind of podcast format from any other that we’ve done in the past (and, I won’t lie, it was slightly scarier).

 Brain and I will talk about what’s on top for us right now. As parents. As husband and wife. As friends.

What share we are loving, what are we struggling with and how we are dealing with both.

 

 

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What You’ll Miss When You Move To New Zealand

What You’ll Miss When You Move To New Zealand

I wish I’d read a post like this when we were looking to move to New Zealand ten years ago.

At least then I would have been prepared. I could have packed a hot water bottle and a sun hat and some hankies.

But I didn’t.

Instead, I got to the other side of the world and blubbed for six months about how my family never returned my calls and that the bathroom in the house that we were renting was cold and smelly and damp.

 

If you would like to listen to our New Zealand podcast while you read, then hit the play button now!  

 

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Raising Your Kids In New Zealand

Raising Your Kids In New Zealand

Last week I received this email.

“Hi. I am thinking of moving to New Zealand with my family but I am concerned that as we are moving from the UK, my eldest son (who is 12) will be bored. Could you give me any advice?”

Righteo then. Let’s see what I can do.

I have two kids, a boy age 18 (note to oneself, must stop calling him a kid) and a daughter who is 15.

We have been living in New Zealand for almost eleven years. We emigrated from the UK for a better way of life.

And yes.

We found it.

(You can listen to our podcast on kids in New Zealand while you read!)

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6 (More) of The Most Beautiful Places in The World

6 (More) of The Most Beautiful Places in The World

If you had to pick just a few, which would you say were the most beautiful places in the world to visit?

This is a question that our family hears a lot when we tell how we spent twelve months travelling the world together (two adults and two teenagers) on a budget.

We visited thirty-three countries in total – all of them magnificent – but some wore the crown of being a teeny bit more beautiful than others.

If you would like to watch the video of our podcast while you read, then scroll to the bottom of the post! 

 

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7 Most Beautiful Places On Earth (& Why You Need To Visit Them)

7 Most Beautiful Places On Earth (& Why You Need To Visit Them)

Which were the most beautiful places on earth?

This is the question that everyone asks you when you tell them that you spent twelve months travelling the world with your teenagers.

That, and did they miss their friends?

This week, Sonny (my 18-year-old son) and I made a podcast episode that talked about our favourite places around the world and why they were considered by us to be deemed beautiful.

 

Why not listen to the podcast on the world’s most beautiful countries while you read the blog post? OR if you are a more visual person we have also recorded the podcast so that you can watch the video further down the post!

 

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