Category: General

France Here We Come!

After an eventful series of visits to the Visa Center, we finally received our entry visa to France over the weekend! It’s official, flights are booked, we are moving. It wasn’t an easy decision but the opportunity seems too good not to grasp. We have always moved within Europe as a couple and had the […]

Happy Birthday Dearest!

My significant other celebrates her birthday today! This post is dedicated to her for being an amazing wife, mum and daughter. A funny thing about birthdays, when I was living in Amsterdam, everyone congratulated me during her birthday. I found this strange but apparently that’s what the dutch do. They will congratulate the family members […]

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Power Rangers

During my primary school years before Disney Channel arrived, national TV in the afternoon after school and weekends were filled up with a mix of cartoons and kids shows from Japan like the live action Ultraman and western cartoons like Captain Planet…. One that occupy a large chunk of my memory bank of my childhood […]

21st Class Stamp

Royal Mail Stamp Swap Out

Did you know that Royal Mail are adding barcodes to their traditional regular stamps? The barcodes are to offer future digital services that are accessible through the Royal Mail App. Any stamps of any denominations primarily featuring the Queen’s Head can be swapped out as they will no longer be valid after 31st January 2023. […]

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Hear The Lionesses Roar

We witnessed history being created this evening when England’s Women’s Football team were crowned the European champions at Wembley Stadium! My daughter and I watched the live telecast on BBC and had a rollercoaster of emotions throughout. It is most definately a well deserving performance by the team and a fairy tale ending for the […]

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The Blog Returns

Hi Folks, I finally did it, I finally found the time to re-install WordPress and relaunch my blog! Thanks to WaybackMachine, I could get a screenshot on how the site looks like in 2005! A good 17 years ago… (Oh boy, how different life was back then) It was interesting that I could re-read those […]