Packing For Our Summer Alpine Adventure.

Three more sleeps and we are off on our holidays, so I should really start thinking about what to pack.

No doubt some of you will be having palpitations that I haven’t got the suitcases sorted and stacked in the hall already, but there is really no need to be that well prepared. We are last-minute packers in this house. If I packed any earlier, I can guarantee that someone would decide that they couldn’t live without whatever is at the bottom of the largest suitcase and would create chaos retrieving it. Besides we are still wearing clothes that will need washing before we leave.

We leave early Thursday morning, so DH will get the suitcases down from the loft tomorrow night and I will start packing on Wednesday. For me, that’s pretty good. Before we went away for Easter, I got up at 5 am the morning we were leaving, in order to pack!

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The Gallery: Travel.

This week, at The Gallery, the theme is Travel. It’s a subject that’s dear to my heart, as without travel I wouldn’t have come to the UK and found the rest of my life waiting for me.

And it’s one of the reasons we’ve chosen to raise a family in the UK, rather than head back downunder.

As a family, we love to travel. We’ve been to 4 of the seven continents and plan to do something about two of the missing three in the next couple of years. Most of the time we fly because we have to, but when it’s all possible we take the train, or drive.

When you have this much luggage, it makes sense to take the car if you can.

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