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Heading home

Tonight Dave, Isla, and I will be catching a bus to the airport and boarding our flight home. The last few days of our trips overseas are always up-and-down. We slowly transition into the headspace of being home, whilst not-quite-yet being home. We say goodbye to the travelling routine and habits we’ve gotten used to,…

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Buongiorno Italia

And just like that, we are in Italy! A whole different country, language, and culture to adapt to, and boy, are we enjoying it. We fly back to Australia from Rome next week, so decided to make the most of it and spend a bit of time relaxing before heading back. Italy is such a…

Au Revoir

I’m writing this from our apartment in Milan, Italy, thinking back on the past month. We have officially left France! I can’t believe how quickly the time has gone. We had an amazing 6 weeks; an incredibly busy but altogether wonderful stay in Paris. For those of you who don’t know, we were in Paris…

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Nine months

I can’t believe that our girl is nine months old! The adage rings true: time has gone by so quickly. It is the biggest delight to learn more and more about Isla’s character every day. She is incredibly sweet. She is quick to smile, she is drawn to people, she is a calm soul and…

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Dinner Date

About a month ago, when we were still in Zagreb, Dave and I decided to go out to dinner; our first dinner date since before we left Australia. Being overseas, on a tight budget, and having no one to mind Isla had prevented us from doing this earlier, however we didn’t want this to stop…

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Nap Time

It’s 3:52pm in the afternoon. Dave is out with the TypeParis crew, and I am sitting on the lounge while Isla sleeps. The windows are open, bringing in the natural light, I can hear doves cooing, kids playing in the street below. Every day while Isla sleeps I scramble about to relax, to get work…