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Castles and Forts

Castles and Forts

By on Jun 28, 2015 in Australia, Family, Travel experiences, Travel planning, Travel tips, Travel with kids, Traveling Office, Work and travel | 0 comments

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So over the last few weeks we have been here we have been to and learnt about some castles and forts including Dover castle, Walmer castle and deal castle so I guess I will start with telling you about Dover castle.  Duke William of Normandy built Dover castle in November 1066 and then later in the 1180s king Henry II rebuilt the castle to what it is today a very...

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Leaving Wellington

Leaving Wellington

By on Jun 3, 2015 in Life Lessons, Online Business, Travel experiences, Travel planning, Travel with kids, Traveling Office, Work and travel | 0 comments

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So tomorrow we will be leaving Wellington and will be back in Norwich which was actually our first house sit in the UK – it’ll be really fun going back there with all of the horses and the big dogs but its also sad leaving Basil, Maisy and Mr Muttley :c . It’ll be really sad leaving Basil because he’s such an awesome dog – he is very...

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80-20 rules of travel packing

80-20 rules of travel packing

By on Apr 29, 2015 in Packing, Travel, Travel planning | 3 comments

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There a lot of talk online about the 80/20 rule but its not a new concept. My Grandfather enlightened me about the 80/20 rule in the early 80’s. We discussed the principle and its application to cropping, cattle feed and even shearing of sheep. Then during my time as a software developer I certainly learnt about its effect on project management. Simply the...

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Meeting up with Nikki

Meeting up with Nikki

By on Apr 23, 2015 in Travel planning, Travel tips, Travel with kids, Traveling Office, United Kingdom, Work and travel | 0 comments

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On the 18 of April Nikki surprised us by visiting us in London for her 21 birthday! It was the first time she had been here so she had a lot to see. But by the time she got here it was already dark so we went home got prepared and when out for Nikki’s birthday dinner ended up finding an Indian restaurant that was very nice and made an amazing butter chicken....

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Too much tech to travel – how much should you carry?

Too much tech to travel – how much should you carry?

By on Feb 26, 2015 in Tech Tips, Travel planning, Travel tips, Traveling Office, Work and travel | 1 comment

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We are about to fly from Spain to the UK and the budget airline we are using has very strict baggage allowances. We have struggled with similar problems all around the world but here in Europe the airlines appear to very officious with regard to the weight of your baggage number of cases and the size and type of carry on they will allow. In the Phillipines early...

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