Category Archives: Gear

Lovely Luggage

This post has been on our to-do list for ages.  One thing we’ve learned over and over in our travels is that having the right gear is essential, and luggage is at the top of the list.  Well, almost.  Our … Continue reading

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Woodworking, the Hard Way

With Christmas approaching, Holly wished aloud (and pointedly) for a wooden mantle around the fireplace opening from which to hang stockings. Normally that would be a fun little project — the kind of project that helps to justify having a … Continue reading

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The Stroller of Our Dreams (or, our totally brilliant push-chair)

When we found out that we would be spending a year abroad, I started scheming about strollers (or, push chairs, as they’re called here).  I knew I didn’t want to take our huge, monstrous double stroller with us, so I … Continue reading

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The other potential title for this post was “Schlepping”.  Something we’ll be doing quite a lot of over the coming couple of months. We have completed our packing.  WOOOOO!  In the end, we managed to get all of our belongings … Continue reading

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