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We’ve arrived!

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First things first – we have terrible wifi in our apartment, and life has been a touch hectic, but I am definitely going to finish the rest of the blog posts about our big holiday very soon.

But more importantly – we made it to London!! We arrived on Tuesday on the Eurostar and have certainly kept ourselves busy since then.

We’ve got our bank accounts, new phone numbers, joined a gym, joined a yoga studio, applied for NIN’s (like a tax file number), met up with Dan’s mates, and seen quite a bit of London. We will be on the job hunt in earnest over the next couple of days, but I met with a recruiter last week and we are both feeling good about our job prospects.

This morning we watched the All Blacks play Argentina at a pub with Dan’s lovely kiwi mates, then wandered around the beautiful Borough market.

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We then went to Greenwich where the Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival was in full swing and had a lovely afternoon wandering the village.

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Greenwich and Black Heath are beautiful, lots of space and greenery with a lovely small English village vibe. And of course there is also the Greenwich meridian line!

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The painted room was also an unexpected delight.

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I’m writing this post on my mobile phone so if it looks funny my apologies!

Finally – after the gym tonight we decided to treat ourselves with a bottle of wine to have with a home cooked meal – but we only had 4 pounds and 43 pence…. Turns out that’s not enough at most supermarkets (we tried four). Finally we tried the Eastern European mini mart and found a Cabernet Sauvignon from Bulgaria for 3 pounds 99 pence!! Who would have thought!! And it’s not too bad either!

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Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there – and of course in particular to my dad, Dans dad, and my grandpa! We hope you have a great day.

More blogs to come once we sort out the wifi issues!

One thought on “We’ve arrived!

  1. Sounds great Lis love adi x

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