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Settling into Penang

As always, I am here to report our progress and the inevitable change that we witness on our Sunflower Journey.  There is so much, and I have been slack at keeping more regular posts...

Establishing routines as domesticity returns

I’ve said it before, and quite frankly I am destined to keep on saying it – Every week is #oneweekon and a lot can, and will change.  This past week has been no different with...

Undivided Attention

This is the longest gap between posts, and for you avid followers (Mum, Mum-in-Law), I deeply apologise. What respect I now have for solo parents.  It is amazing on many levels, in a way...

Boys start school in Penang

It was quite a trek returning from Phnom Penh to Penang, more due to the emotionalism of such a quick decision to abandon Cambodia (and J!) earlier than planned.  The boys and I each...

The ultimate dream, to drive a TukTuk

Back on the tourist trail in Siem Reap

Another Weekend As with last week, our mellow weekend was shaped by visits to hotel swimming pools, coffees, food decisions and a venue for Happy Hour.  I say these weekends are mellow, but they can...

Adventures in Phnom Penh

Once again I have procrastinated over posting this week, apologies for the radio silence.  In truth, it is more a case of overcommitment to the many roles I take on in a given week.  From...

Vientiane and Southern Laos

I posted many details of our tourist travels through Laos last week and we have continued to fall in love with the country and its people through our remaining few days in Southern Laos....