moving to italy

move to italy checklist

If you are planning a move to Italy then creating your own Move to Italy Checklist is a Must! I have always thought of myself as a forgetful person. As a child I'd be sent to the local milk bar with a list of things to buy only to return shortly after having forgotten to […] Read More

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We made the move to Italy looking for a better life for ourselves and our children, we have never seen ourselves within somebody's timetable. Today on Valentines Day it seems the perfect time to recommit to all we are creating here in Italy, to each other and to our children who are the inspiration for […] Read More

The Iceberg Project

  'In Italy, I finally got over the wall of half-assed language learning'   cher hale - The Iceberg Project Cher Hale from The Iceberg Project recently invited me to speak with her about our life in Italy and of course learning the language. I started out a bundle of nerves but as we talked […] Read More

little moments

'Your life is made up of little moments, little efforts, little changes, big smiles, and all your hopes and dreams.' Ritu Ghatourey A fraction of a second caught on camera, smiles....always smiles, but of course it's not always like this. In fact right now, a few moments ago, an argument over nothing....hurt feelings and nonsense. […] Read More

italian dream

 'Maybe one day we'll find the place where our dream and reality meet'  ~ Winter is on it's way with temperatures dropping down to one degree (that's celsius ) outside. The italian dream is getting cold. Last week we had our first heavy snow, making us realize that the pathetic efforts we have been making […] Read More

borga nari wilma family

It seems so surreal to be returning to Borga Nari after all these years, time stood still while we were away. Snow drifts gently onto worn rock and our children delight in the tiny flakes. Friends both old and new have welcomed us with warmth and kindness. So now it's time to begin creating our […] Read More

changing your life

“All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney   It feels as if we've never left Italy and in less than a week we've already done a million and one things. I am in a total whirl. Totally changing your life is a big task. Today […] Read More

leaving melbourne mum

Well we are leaving for the airport in less than an hour and heading off on the first part of our journey to Italy. It's going to be ten days in Bangkok. So this is going to have to be brief. It's been such an emotional week here in Melbourne with all the goodbyes. We […] Read More

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'Believe you can and you're halfway there'    ~ Theodore Roosevelt   Inspiration is a gift beyond measure, it is both to be inspired and inspire others. It is a gift I wish I could wrap up in ribbon and give to you. That our journey has inspired so many of you to start dreaming, […] Read More

italian dream

We are moving to Italy. At last the Italian Dream is coming true. This is the post I have waited to write yet funnily enough it is the hardest one to complete. I have sat on this news for a few weeks both excited yet incredibly flat. And you know what, as my friend Diana […] Read More