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London Calling

June 27, 2019

We began our travels in London, a city where we lived for six years from 2002 to 2008 and where our firstborn was born.  We had just six days, so we allowed the children to choose one major excursion each: the Natural History Museum for Louis, Harry Potter World for Lily, and a Cricket World Cup match for Tom. Around that we would fit catch ups with six sets of friends, and the usual sightseeing.  I approached this jam-packed week…

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The Ariège

June 18, 2019

Here are a couple of images of our soon-to-be new home town in the Ariège, Ax-les-Thermes.  It’s a wee ski town and thermal resort, about 90 minutes from Toulouse. Initially I thought it was way too small for us, but a chance connection with a family who spent two years there had me pretty convinced we should give it a shot.   I work on the basis that if the kids are happy, we’ll all be happy, so I wanted a…

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The plan

June 6, 2019

A lot of people have asked about our travel plans. And as I had completely lost my voice at our farewell party (thanks to a winter cold and a few too many farewell events), it was a bit exhausting trying to explain it all. We leave NZ at the end of June, and will travel to London, where we will stay with three sets of friends (and hope they are still our friends at the end of it), see a…

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