When your husband, Tim, decides he would like to spend one third of a year (120 days to be precise), trekking across the Nepal Himalayas, what’s a girl going to do with herself? A) Suddenly become incredibly strong and a touch crazy and do the trek with him? B) Trek only two much smaller sections with Tim and his hiking team and explore other areas … Continue reading Living like a local in Nepal
Before leaving London-town, we had a Farewell / Engagment party to see everyone one last time before leaving the city. We had the party in a cozy pub in Greenwich and for something sweet, Tim made his epic brownies and I decorated them with a berry Union Jack…. yum! Here are a few pics from the night. Thanks for coming guys…. we will miss you!!!! Continue reading We Had a Party!
Our first priority when we got back to London was to clean Rhonda and get her advertised for sale. Much like this picture of her in Switzerland we managed to get her pretty much sparkling clean ; ) She ran almost like a dream and while it would have been great to have owned a newer model, with air conditioning, she provided a great home … Continue reading Farewell Faithfull Friend
On the way to Munich we visited the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. Dachau was one of Germany’s first concentration camps and was the only one open for all 12 years of the Nazi reign. The perimeter fences are still there but only one of the many barracks has been rebuilt. The old ‘processing’ and administration buildings have been turned into a large museum and … Continue reading Dachau
After a full days drive from Luxembourg, we arrived at the Black Forest in Southern Germany where we checked into a camp ground for a couple of nights. We decided to do some walking and Tim suggested a picnic. There are numerous logging roads and trails throughout the forest and a mixture of these and awkward bush-bashing off the trails took us to a beautiful, … Continue reading The Romantic Black Forest
Nobody likes packing. Whether it’s packing for a holiday or moving house, if someone says they enjoy the process, they are lying. However, every cloud and all that, it is nice to clear out the clutter. I have tried to be quite ruthless and honestly ask myself whether I truly need to hold on to things or if its time to say goodbye. As a … Continue reading Our Life in 5 Boxes
Yesterday was Tim’s 29th birthday! We kicked off celebrations the night before with a BBQ dinner at home with some of our flatmates. This was another great opportunity to spend some more time with them before we go. Of course I hung up some decorations, to try and jazz up our small slice of South East London suburbia. No birthday is complete without a birthday … Continue reading Still in London : Tim’s Birthday