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Escape plan: Get a job – 5

This post comes to you from Adelaide, where we’ve been house- and dog-sitting in the lovely inner-southern suburb of Unley for the past four weeks. Paul and Banjo joined Kim here at the start of October, after we decided against Paul staying on in Mildura to work until Kim found a job in Adelaide. Weighing […]

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Escape plan: Get a job – 4

After leaving Indented Head on 22 August, spending a relaxing, super-indulgent week at Sunraysia Resort in Mildura, then moving into our first house-sit via Aussie House Sitters, we knuckled down to looking for work once again. With five weeks’ free accommodation (in return for house-/dog-sitting) close to Mildura’s CBD, we were hopeful that at least […]

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Escape plan: Get a job – 3

Having arrived back at the first stop of our ‘escape route’ (Wallace, Victoria) less than six months after leaving, we didn’t waste any time getting on with the task of job-hunting in earnest. Although returning to Victoria was mostly so that Kim could celebrate her ‘milestone’ birthday with family and friends, we’d also been doing […]

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Hits and misses ­– 3½ months on

When we published our original ‘Hits and misses’ post, listing the things that we thought we would most enjoy about our new lifestyle, and what we anticipated missing the most, we promised to revisit our lists in three/six/12 months’ time, to see whether the reality of our new lifestyle matched our expectations. So, here are […]

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Seven Mile Beach

Many ports in a storm

Yes, I know it’s been a long time between blog posts, though not for want of trying on my part, believe me: there are more than 30 partially written files sitting in my ‘Drafts’ folder! In the next couple of weeks there’ll be a bonanza of retrospective posts capturing various aspects of our (many) movements […]

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Escape plan: Get a job

Hang on, I hear you say… Didn’t you guys just QUIT your jobs so that you could live a carefree life, with no responsibilities, going wherever you like, whenever you like?! Well, yes and no… Welcome to the first of our ‘Escape plan’ posts, wherein we aim to record our (rough) plans as we make […]

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