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We Made It!

So here we are, the end of the second full day on Mauritius and we’re still recovering from the journey, licking our wounds in our little guest house on the edge of the lagoon. We’ve touched down here temporarily until … Continue reading

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4 days to go

The last few weeks have gone very quickly as predicted. We’ve now moved out of the house and are squatting at Viv’s, hoping the phone doesn’t ring too much with issues being reported by the tenant – and also hoping … Continue reading

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The countdown continues

Less than 2 weeks to go now, the countdown will soon be into single figures and it’s finally beginning to feel like this is really happening. The last two weeks have been rather intense, juggling work with finishing off DIY … Continue reading

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More about Mauritius

Since we started planning this trip and telling people about what we’re going to be doing we’ve encountered a number of people who’ve been there and a number of themes have emerged. It’s clearly a “Paradise Island” holiday destination and … Continue reading

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Exactly 4 weeks till we go….

….and 3 weeks until we have to get out of the house, the to-do list isn’t shrinking fast enough! Still we’ve got a bank holiday this weekend and are intent on grafting the whole 3 days so, hopefully, we’ll have … Continue reading

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Looks like we’ve got a tenant!

3rd week on the market and we’ve had an offer today which sounds perfect for us. A family, or at least a mother with 3 children, they want it furnished (so no storage costs or time spent moving) and they … Continue reading

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News from Lagon Bleu

I’m sure somebody will have joined the dots on these two stories which appeared on local web-sites on the same day – but I haven’t found any follow-up on the web yet. The first, dating from 8 August,┬átells the story … Continue reading

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Warming up in Menorca

So instead of being at home fretting over all of the things that need to be done before we leave on sabbatical we’ve been away sunning ourselves in Menorca these last 10 days and now we’re back home there are … Continue reading

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