Quitting my job – 2 years on

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For some people, 2 years is a long time but for me, the last 2 years have flown.  It was April 2011 when, after much thought (and ill-health), I decided to resign from my job, sell everything I owned and …

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2012 – Visiting 11 countries and making memories

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Happy New Year!  I hope that this year is one of health, wealth and happiness for you and your families. As always, around New Year, I sit back and reflect on my past year and 2012 was quite a year. …

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Getting the best out of Washington DC

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The last leg of my “America 2012″ trip was spent in Washington DC and if you believe nothing in this world is free, read on… But first, let’s get one thing out of the way.  Washington DC is NOT in …

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Jamestown Williamsburg Yorktown – America’s Historic Triangle

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If you’re a fan of history, these three historic sites are an absolute must-see. Well, actually, there are 5 sites.  Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown Victory Centre, Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield.  They are all within reach of one another …

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Ponies and Aeroplanes

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The Ponies “We can’t wait to see you, there are loads of things we want to show you, including the pony swim.” The pony swim?  Thinking my friend had gone slightly mad, I ‘googled’ it and sure enough, there was …

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