With a laugh and a tear we are leaving this great country today. Eight more hours until we are in the airplane. We have lived here for three years and it feels like the have flown by in an instant. Continue reading “Moving back to Europe”
They say that time flies when you’re having fun, and this has certainly been the case with our stay here in Australia. I woke up this morning only to realize that there is little over three months left of our Australian Adventure and it is time we seriously get on with preparing our departure.
Next to the obvious stuff, like flights, accommodation, schools, jobs and so on, there is also all the sh…tuff we have collected since moving here. We had considered sending some furniture back via container ship, but in the end decided against it. There is still enough of that sitting in storage in the Netherlands, and I don’t think our house there will be big enough to cater for all of that.
I just made the booking and am now holding a one way ticket to Europe for July 2018 in my hand. After living in Australia for just over three years we will move back to Europe. This now makes it very definite and I am going through it with mixed emotions. Continue reading “One way ticket to Europe!?”
Packing up your household can be a daunting task, especially if, like us, you have lived in one place for a while. Cr*p just keeps piling up and it looks like quite a challenge to wade through all of it. But to me, going through old picture and boxed I haven’t seen the inside of for the past few years, it’s quite the cathartic experience. Continue reading “Packing”