When we relocated to Australia from the UK our first destination was Mackay in Queensland. To be honest when I saw the job advertised I had literally never heard of it so the first thing I did was look on a map! We spent 3 1/2 months living in Mackay and throughly enjoyed our […]
After living in Queensland for over a year and settling into life in the sunshine state there are so many things that I now do which I think are a pretty good indication of an adjustment to life here! With a fantastic climate (261 days of sunshine a year), wonderful beaches and a great outdoor lifestyle […]
Following on from my post about 10 things I DO MISS about living in the UK I had to balance things out by looking at the things I don’t miss – because yes there are some things that I really am happy are not in my life right now!
My top 10 things I miss about the UK After living in Australia for over a year now I have a pretty good idea of what I am missing about living in the UK. There are the obvious things like my family, friends and my little dog but there are also so many other things […]
The first time I moved abroad to live I was 13. At the most recent move I was 50. Over a period of 37 years I have experienced the emigration progress numerous times and have lived in the UK, South Africa, France, Switzerland, Botswana, Canada and now Australia! I am probably not the most successful […]
I am often asked due to my own experiences of emigrating as a child/teenager what would be my tips to support children emigrating to Australia. When I was 13 and my brother 11 we emigrated with our parents to South Africa. It was a difficult time and it took both of us some time to feel […]