Author Archives: Mike

Hello World!

zzzzz…*snort*… ? Hello? Wow looks like I slept for just about four years! We’re in England at the moment and we’re about to head out on a family trip to Europe for a few weeks, so I thought it would … Continue reading

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Our stuff from England finally arrived, and while it has been nice to have our things back, being without them for almost three months has made me realize the benefit of being content with less Continue reading

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The New Chapter

A new blog post about the start of life after big holidays and living in foreign countries, complete with blog re-branding! Continue reading

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On our way

Leg 1 of our trip is underway – so far so good. We’re at the airport now, awaiting our flight. We purchased some overpriced London 2012 souvenirs and the girls were security stars as we went through the security scanners … Continue reading

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With lots of people asking about when we’re coming home and what we’re up to now, this post gives a bit more detail about our plans for the next couple of months. Continue reading

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Family Time

Latest update including my family’s recent (and current) visit, following hockey when no one cares, and news about our summer plans Continue reading

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It’s a strange time over here a the moment. Several things have now confirmed what I have long known: April/May is officially English Summertime. Forget July, when school is still in session, or August when the weather is consistently awful … Continue reading

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The Impact of Reducing your Options

Well it seems like my blogging output has fallen off, as so many blogs tend to do. It would almost seem predictable; nevertheless I will soldier on. So the last time I wrote a post of any substance was to … Continue reading

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Decision Made

When we set out to come here, we had always said we would stay for a year and then decide whether we were going to make it a permanent move or come back to Canada. Well, we’ve come to the … Continue reading

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On the Blog Again

Wow. Well it has been some time since I last submitted an entry. I could cite all the usual reasons why I have delinquent, but in truth I have been watching a substantial amount of television. Oh yeah, and that … Continue reading

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