Skimpy barmaids and sandy beaches February 6th 2008 Regular readers of our blogs will remember that we asked for ideas for a name for our van. Sheila and Matilda being the most popular, but cliched nominations, we finally settled on Tilly, short for the more common Matilda.
Now we're going to start a new competition. The redback spider that lived in our gas cupboard until we evicted her, well killed her, seems to have left us a present of some b ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Esperance Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Hi! This is me and my wife, Claire. We're just(May 2006)in the process of renting out our house in Bedford UK, and setting off travelling for a bit. Yesterday we jacked both our jobs in (Claire's a Nurse, I'm a Train Driver)and hope to be away by the end of June. There's gotta be more to life than working, and we hope to be away off and on for maybe 4-5 years.
The only concrete plan we have is that we have a flat booked in Goa for 6 months from the 1st November. We'll probably spend a few weeks in Ghana first, at a leprosy rehabilitation centre that her mum's friend runs. As soon as we le... full info