UKBA – Doing their best to keep Simon OUT

UKBA

Yes, I think that the UK Border Agency is in kahootz with my Mum – One wants to keep us out of the UK, the other wants us to stay in Australia  (hi Mum!).  When we first hatched this plan to sell everything we own and take the kids on the Global Adventure of a lifetime, we expected that our first destination outside of Australia would be London. Continue reading

Our Travel History – Great Britain

Tower Bridge, London UK

Tower Bridge, London UK

When I was in my 3rd year of University (1997), studying to be a teacher, job offerings here in my home city Adelaide were scant to say the least. I had one more year to go, and the Lecturers made no secret of the fact that our best chances for employment after graduation were in remote country locations or overseas. At that time, I had also been dating Simon for about two years. I am extremely lucky to hold dual passports for Australia and the United Kingdom (thanks Mum!) so plans to travel to England went from “Considering travel one day” to “I’m going!” Continue reading

Gina’s Light Bulb Moment – Part 2

Gina and Best Friend Nicole on Opening Day

Gina and her Best Friend Nicole on Opening Day

I knew my husband would never ask me to sell my business, he’s far too supportive for that.

But, I also knew that my Cupcake Bakery was putting a lot of pressure on us, both financially and emotionally. I could not have picked a worse time to move my home based ‘hobby’ business out into the real world. Continue reading