Moving abroad is not for the weak, that’s something I can say with certainty. Just over a year ago, my husband and I sat down and together, made the decision to pack up our lives and move across the world. The criteria was straight forward. We wanted to live in one of those countries where […]
moving to New Zealand
We have lived in New Zealand for three months now and to say it has all been easy would be a complete lie. Has it been wonderful? Absolutely but gees Louise I didn’t expect there to be so much drama behind the scenes. It has been really tough.
Moving abroad is terrifying as an adult, never mind with a toddler so of course I had all the worst case scenarios in my head. This is what REALLY happened… Kids are so different, it’s so hard to know how they are going to respond to a big international move. Like I imagine any parent […]
Wow! What a journey! I’m not going to lie. I still have this feeling that I’m going to wake up and realise that I had actually been dreaming. Instead, I’m still sitting in a Home Affairs office, fast asleep because I’ve been there for hours waiting for nothing to happen. Yeah being here is weird […]
We finally got our visas – all of them – last week Thursday! A year and two months after making the decision to leave, we are off and we leave in ten days. Ten days! I think we are somewhere on a spectrum between brave and absolutely completely insane. I think probably more insane. We’ve […]
So after one hell of a fight with Home Affairs, we finally got my passport last week..did you see me jumping around like a crazy person with my passport? I can’t believe this fight is over! FINALLY!! In perhaps even more exciting news, my visa was also granted by Immigration New Zealand this week and […]