Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec 24

My First French Xmas

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It is hard to believe (especially by my French level) that this is my third Xmas in France. The first year everything was all new a kind of a nice break by myself to reflect on the progress I had made since taking the leap of faith to move here. Last year, after the catastrophe …

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Dec 15

Life does exist off the water!


For as long as I can remember every aspect of my life has been dedicated to getting closer to my Transat dream. From racing and training to going to work to attempt to keep up with the bills it is all done with my eye on the goal. Motivated, dedicated, focused, obsessed or even all …

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Dec 08



Very early on Friday morning I just managed (I did not expect to have problems parking at 5:30am!!) to catch my train to Paris. I then ran to the Australian Embassy to submit the paperwork to get a new passport before it closes for 2 hrs for lunch (normal practise here in France). I then …

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