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Last week at work…

Last week at work My two goals for work this week are to a) get paid (not an easy feat in my job) b) manage to leave before I lose my temper It’s only Tuesday and I’m not too confident about either of those goals.  Here’s to the weekend…

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Counting down

It’s now 3 weeks until our departure date and we’re really counting down the days now.  Brodie got his voluntary redundancy and finished up work last Friday.  I spent a lot of the weekend studying in an effort to get a certification exam out of the way before we leave.  That was successfully completed yesterday […]

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5 weeks to go

5 weeks from next Tuesday we’ll be heading off on our travels.  How prepared are we?  Not very!  So far we have our main flights booked, USA/Australian visas, accommodation and internal flights for Hawaii.  We’ve also bought our rucksacks.  That’s about it.  But I’ve been slowly gathering a wealth of information on the different places we […]

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T-78 Days

78 days to go… Almost every second company now seems to be letting go of staff.  In some cases because the recession has been hitting them hard.  In others, it’s probably more of an excuse to trim the excess fat while there’s a convenient excuse for it.  Last week, Brodie’s request for unpaid leave to […]

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Two for the Road

Two for the Road Plans are starting to come together, and in the next few weeks we should be finalising the details of the trip. The general plan right now is to leave at the beginning of September and return at the start of December, so we’ll be on the road for a little over […]

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I’ve kept a number of diaries/journals since I was young, and it’s interesting to read about the many things I’ve long since forgotten that were important to me 10 or 15 years ago.  Though it’s somewhat scary to realise just how much I forget! This year I turned 30.  I’ve done a lot of things […]

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