Finding hope in uncertain times

I’ve been living in fear and anger lately, without much hope in uncertain times. We’ve had to leave our home in the UK, only to be treated like we don’t belong ‘back home’ in Australia. We couldn’t say goodbye to…

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Inside our Coronavirus Australia mandatory quarantine

So now we’re caught inside the Coronavirus Australia mandatory quarantine. Just brilliant 🤨 We were told we’d be better off coming ‘back home’, away from the UK where we’ve been residents for the past six years. They say the Coronavirus…

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Expat blogger changing tack

It’s with a heavy heart that this proud expat blogger writes one of her last posts from our adopted home of England. London has been such a wonderful adventure. It’s not been without ups and downs, laughter, tears and lessons….

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From London to the beach at Whitstable

If the sun comes out we want for nothing more than to head to the seaside, and the beach at Whitstable is absolutely accessible by train from London to Whitstable for a day trip or weekend. Whitstable is a quaint…

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Anzac Day in London

  Back at home in Australia sometimes you’ll find us engaged in banter at the pub with our neighbours from New Zealand. We’ll give each other a little good-humoured grief about our accents and get into heated debates about who…

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Tower Bridge and cheap ways to explore London

On the weekend we visited one of our favourite places to work as digital nomads – down by Tower Bridge with tapas in London! With lovely views of the Thames, free Wifi and easy transport links, basing yourself at Butler’s…

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How to cope with the goodbyes that matter

“Rip it off like a band-aid,” I said. “What?” Replied my brother. “Rip it off like a band-aid,” I repeated, “You know, make it quick.” “Oh, right,” he answered. I was referring, of course, to our final goodbyes – the…

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