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Ethiopian Adventure – a great start to 2012… or Christmas 2004

When we told friends and families, that we had decided to visit Ethiopia the general response was either one of excitement or a stern ‘why?’. Now before we begin I want you to vanquish all of the preconceptions you may … Continue reading

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Taking the plunge for the third time

Going Dutch…. Again! I would almost agree with you if you suggested that I was a gluten for punishment or just a slow learner – perhaps both. Tonight I am heading down to Den Bosch to spend a week at … Continue reading

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Food for the soul.

This week has been one that is good for the soul, not quite as good as chicken soup but a pretty good substitute. Gone Bush with the Kids Last week Michael was away in Nairobi for Bush Camp; a camping … Continue reading

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40 years and Still Going Strong

I was recently asked by a friend if I would publish a birthday blog. I suppose that after reaching forty I should at least take a few moments to pause and reflect. Like most of you, apart from those infatuated … Continue reading

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The state of things in New South Wales

It is rare for me to stray from the travel diary nature of my blog, however my recent browsing of the Sydney Morning Herald online causes me concern. Having grown up in Sydney and spending many years working in Melbourne, … Continue reading

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December ’10 Update – it’s about time!

It has been quite some time since I updated my website / blog. I think that the longer I am in Europe, or at least away from home, the less the idiosyncrasies of Dutch living fascinate, intrigue or annoy me … Continue reading

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My World Cup 2010

World Cup fever has gripped Holland over the last few weeks. Read how the city, and I, coped with all the orange festivities. Continue reading

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