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Playroom Posters // Alphabet & Numbers

A little while ago I scoured the island for some preschool educational posters for our playroom walls. I tried every shop that sold anything resembling education, homewares, kids bedrooms, books, stationery etc and came up with a big fat zero. So instead, I bought the cheapest colour printer I could find ($40), some paper and… Continue reading Playroom Posters // Alphabet & Numbers

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Raising children and keeping my brain active.

A little while ago I wrote a post about having a go at making some vlog type videos of our family while we're living in Cayman. I've finally done it! I absolutely love video editing and I've already progressed to more sofisticated software (started with shot cut now on kdenlive). Hopefully they quality will keep… Continue reading Raising children and keeping my brain active.

Cayman Islands, Emigrating, Uncategorized

Work Permit Approved

It's happening. My husband's work permit has been approved. In just over three weeks we'll be moving to the Caribbean with our 2 year old and 8 month old. Last night was a bit of a blur. Feelings of excitment, disbelief and a bit of trepidation. After two and a half months of planning and… Continue reading Work Permit Approved

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The beginnings of an adventure…

After two months of talking, researching, filling in forms, spending hundreds of pounds and writing more lists than I've ever written before (and I'm a keen writer of lists!), we're finally submitting our visa application to live in the Cayman Islands. The Cayman Islands! We, the simple Jervis family of Northumberland, are going to live… Continue reading The beginnings of an adventure…