‘Better Than Heinz’ Tomato Soup

‘Better Than Heinz’ Tomato Soup

Disaster There is no Heinz Tomato Soup. Well, there is.  But it’s not the same as the one we used to buy in England.  It’s concentrated soup and my eldest hates it. Huge problem because he doesn’t like much food.  But he LOVED Heinz Tomato Soup and...
6 Months Down Under

6 Months Down Under

18th February 2020 was a big day for us. First up, it was our 13th wedding anniversary. It was also exactly 6 months since we arrived in Austrlia. And (felt like Christmas!) our boxes FINALLY arrived from England!!!!!!!!! It was a Tuesday, so my morning was spent...
Unexpected Things I Miss About The UK

Unexpected Things I Miss About The UK

Unexpected things I miss about the UK. In no particular order…   Radio 2 Yes – quite. Not so much all the presenters, more the tone and vibe of the station. No adverts. Polite conversation. A bit of silliness. A good range of (gentle) music. This...
Life By Design

Life By Design

So why Bribie Island, and not Brisbane? 2 1/2 years is a long time to think about things. And one of the things we thought about was how, actually, we weren’t really living the kind of life we wanted. Stuart was overworked – travelling at least 3 hours each day...
Quarter of a Year

Quarter of a Year

It’s been 13 weeks since we emigrated. In that time, we’ve started school, enrolled at Kindy, bought a boat, moved house, performed in a show, participated in a team triathlon, volunteered and moved house. We’ve also cried, panicked, spent money on the wrong visas and...