my husband is australian and we are planning a move back in november. he has been on at me for 9yrs or so to go and gave up last year as he was tired of trying. i didnt feel able to leave my family here. however at the begining of the year i said.. lets go and it was full steam ahead, plans in full swing, no hesitation but then i went to see my mum about the whole thing. she never said dont go but said she would really miss her grandchildren and seeing themn grow up. my little boy is 4 and…Continue
Up until my recent decision to move to Australia (as discussed in my previous post here) I have to admit that when it came to school work, university and my career I have often been guilty of pretty much coasting through life.
Sure, I have done alright in school, thanks to pushy teachers and caring parents (apologies to you both!) that wanted to see me do well, and then I…
Added by Kevin McAuley on June 14, 2011 at 20:30 — No Comments
I don’t think that anyone would dispute the fact that Australia appears to be a uniquely awesome country. With that said, not everyone wants to visit there and even fewer would be prepared to up sticks and shift their entire life abroad leaving family, friends and loved ones behind. So why do people give that up and risk it all for a new life down under?
I can only speak for myself but I know that my reasons would fall very much into the same categories as many others…Continue
Added by Paul Rowland on June 8, 2011 at 18:57 — No Comments
Added by Paul Rowland on June 8, 2011 at 18:55 — No Comments